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City parents up in arms against errant schools

Posted on April 11th, 2017 in Education Department, Fees |

Pune Mirror Bureau, April 11, 2017

Source: Mirror

Stage protest outside DyD office over fee hike and forced purchase of books from specific vendors

Several parents of wards studying in city-based schools held a protest on Monday in front if the Pune Deputy Directorate (DyD) of Education’s office for not taking any stringent action against institutions that were demanding fees even beyond the stipulated 15 per cent hike and ordering to purchase books from particular vendors. Read the rest of this entry »

6,700 to get MH-CET admission fees refund

Posted on April 3rd, 2017 in Admission, Fees |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, April 03, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Over 6,700 candidates, who appeared for the Maharashtra common entrance test (MH-CET) but did not avail themselves of admission to allotted college, will be issued a refund.

The candidates in question had reported to admission centre, but did not take admission to the allotted college in Pune region, for courses in engineering, pharmacy , and hotel management among others. Read the rest of this entry »

Fees of professional college courses come down by 20 per cent

Posted on March 29th, 2017 in Fees |

Darshana Daga, March 29, 2017

Source : Mirror

FRA report finds around 250 institutes in Pune manipulated their balance sheets
In a step welcomed by students and parents, the state’s Fee Regu lating Authority (FRA) has slashed the fees charged by col leges offering professional cours es such as engineering and MBA, by an average of 20 per cent. The decision has been taken after significant scrutiny of balance sheets of around 5,000 colleges across the state of which 250 colleges were in Pune. According to the FRA report, Read the rest of this entry »

Now, Hutchings asks parents to pay Rs 2L for new football field

Posted on March 22nd, 2017 in Fees, Management |

Darshana Daga,March 22,2017

Source: Mirror

School insists that is an appeal for funds and isn’t mandatory. However, given its track record of exorbitant fee hikes, etc., the request has raised suspicion
Still reeling from issues over fee hikes, parents with kids studying at Hutchings High School and Junior College had cause for alarm yet again after the school issued notices, appealing for contributions towards the corpus fund of the GBET Trust that will be used to buy a playground. Read the rest of this entry »

Parents struggle to book `free’ RTE seat

Posted on March 22nd, 2017 in Fees, RTE |

SwatiShindeGole, March 22, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Schools Willing To Waive Tuition Fees Only

Sandeep Kadam’s son has secured admission in class I at a private English medium school under the 25% reservation quota envisaged by the Right to Education (RTE) Act. However, Kadam is yet to confirm the seat because he is mulling over how he would pay the overhead fees for registration, extracurricular activities, uniform and stationery charges.The school has asked all parents to pay such fees. Read the rest of this entry »

Parents out of loop as school cranks up fees by 130 per cent

Posted on March 21st, 2017 in Fees |

Darshana Daga,  March 20,2017

Source: Mirror

Deputy directorate claims Eon Gyanankur School has violated the 15 per cent-hike norm; complaints about failing infrastructure pour in
Unwarranted fee hikes and exclusion from decision-making at schools are among the primary issues that have caused disquiet among parents, who have voiced out these concerns on local and even national platforms. Once again, a visibly annoyed lot met the principal of Eon Gyanankur School, Kharadi on Monday, that bumped up its fees by 130 per cent annually. Read the rest of this entry »

9 students `locked up’ in Hyd school for not paying fees

Posted on March 20th, 2017 in Fees, Private |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, March 19,2017

Source: The Times of India

Hyderabad : A private school here allegedly locked up 19 students on its premises for about two hours, for not paying their school fees on time. The students were also barred from appearing in their annual examination, which began Saturday.

The atrocity was discovered after a parent informed the police, activists, and media about the confinement at Saritha Vidyaniketan, Hayathnagar. Police have registered a case under the Juvenile Justice Act against the school management. A probe has begun. Read the rest of this entry »

Education baron dodges school fees for own kids

Posted on March 17th, 2017 in Education, Fees |

Yogesh Sadhwani, March 17,2017

Source: Mirror

Constant rebuke at school plunges teenage daughter into depression and she even gets suicidal; man asked to pay `1 crore compensation for ignoring his children
It couldn’t get more ironic. Here is an educa tion baron -shuttling between his sprawl ing campuses in Pune, Mumbai and Sawantwadi, with a swanky bungalow in Hadapsar and a flat in Mumbai’s suburbs Read the rest of this entry »

Now, school bus assn drives hard bargain, pushing fee hike of 20%

Posted on March 9th, 2017 in Fees, Transportation |

Dheeraj Bengrut, March 09,2017

.Source: Mirror

Parents already reeling under rise in school fees irked; drivers justify raise citing rising pressure of Centre’s increase in fees, fines and regulations

Hiked school fees have already got parents crowding at schools, and forming as sociations at the state and national levels to combat the financial burden. Adding to this pressure now, the state-level school bus owners’ association has announced a 20 per cent transport fee hike, a decision about which was taken on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

No books for student after parents doubt annual fee hike

Posted on February 23rd, 2017 in Fees, RTE |

Darshana Daga, Feb 22, 2017

Source: Mirror

PMC writes to govt about cancellation of NOC; calls non-issuance of text books a violation of RTE
On multiple occasions, parents have called foul over hiked school fees.The case of these par ents, whose child stud ies at Vibgyor High School on NIBM Road is no different.When they questioned the rise in fee the school rebutted by denying text books to the child. Read the rest of this entry »