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PCMC lockdown on edu instts

Posted on May 24th, 2017 in Management |

Archana Dahiwal, May 24, 2017,

Source: Mirror

Well-known names to be greeted with locks at gates, as civic body plans sealing drive to recover property tax worth crores from schools, colleges
In a crackdown on the continu ing issue of getting individuals and entities to pay property tax to the authorities, the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) has now directed the spotlight onto defaulting educational institutes. Launching a new drive starting Wednesday, the civic body has decided to start sealing the buildings of around 35 such institutes, which owe above Rs 10 lakh in dues each. Read the rest of this entry »

High drama at Pune Bishop’s School: Management relents, grants extension to principal Freese

Posted on April 13th, 2017 in Education, Management |

Alifiya Khan | April 13, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

The decision to let Freese continue came only after the school witnessed high drama throughout Wednesday.

After protests by parents, students and former students of The Bishop’s School — against the management’s decision to discontinue Frank Freese as the CEO and principal — the board of trustees agreed to extend his tenure until the end of the year. Freese has been the school’s principal and CEO for 18 years. He had announced his retirement during the school assembly on Monday. 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 »

CIRCULAR SHOCK – School appeals for `minimum Rs 2 lakh’ from few parents

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

SwatiShindeGole, March 22, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Hutchings Wants To Buy Playground

The Hutchings High School & Junior College in Camp has appealed to parents of students seeking admission to ‘donate generously’ for land that the school’s management is looking to purchase for a playground.A circular states it would accept a `minimum contribution of Rs two lakh towards the corpus fund’ and there is no upper limit.School Read the rest of this entry »

HC ruling favours banks over Sinhgad edu society

Posted on March 6th, 2017 in High Court, Management |

Darshana Daga, March 05,2017

Source: Mirror

Bench turns down STES petition, says consortium is right to not restructure loan or extend further credit, as former had not complied with set conditions

Troubles do not seem to be over for the Sinhgad Technical Education Society (STES), with the Bombay High Court now turning down its petition against a consortium of banks, which had decided not to restructure a loan to the STES management or extend further credit to it. Read the rest of this entry »

Parents slam fee hike by Mundhwa school

Posted on February 20th, 2017 in Fees, Management |

Vicky Pathare, Feb 19, 2017

Source: Mirror

Allege that the management sent a circular revising the amount without the consent of PTA members, but principal says 20 per cent hike ethical
Irked by the sudden fee hike announced by the manage ment of the Orbis School in Keshav Nagar, Mundhwa, around 150 parents staged a protest on Saturday morning.The parents stormed at the school gate to protest against the management authorities for the fee hike proposed in January 2017 for the academic year starting from April 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Drama ensues at meet as parents plead for support

Posted on February 10th, 2017 in Education, Management |

Darshana Daga,  Feb 10, 2017

Source: Mirror

Talks held with Indira National School while EuroSchool authorities were a no-show and Vibgyor High parents boycotted the meeting
Eight months after its formation, the Divisional Fee Regulatory Commit tee (DFRC) on Tuesday tried to actively iron out three pending complaints from parents. At a time when fee hike controversies are a raging battle, three different schools in the city were supposed to be part of this meet, but parents were disappointed when discussions were successfully conducted for only one of the institutions. Read the rest of this entry »

Another Tree House franchise shuts shop

Posted on January 25th, 2017 in Management |

SwatiShindeGole, Jan 25, 2017

Source: Mirror

Pune : On Tuesday , parents of students .at the TreeHouse preschool in Bibvewadi were in for a rude shock -the management told them not to send their children to the institution from Wednesday .

Late last week, the troubled preschool chain’s Fergusson College Road branch too downed its shutters. Read the rest of this entry »

Tree House centre shuts down again

Posted on January 24th, 2017 in Management |

Express News Service |January 24, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

Failing to pay rent, the management has shut down operations here, say parents.

LESS THAN two weeks after the Tree House playgroup at Fergusson College Road began operations, it has shut down once again. According to parents, a meeting was held last Friday, where they were informed that the centre would be shutting down forever as the management has failed to pay the rent.

“The meeting was attended by landlord, a teacher and Sooraj Maghnani, who has taken over few playschool centres of the Tree House Group. Read the rest of this entry »

Pune varsity to act against Abeda, MIT

Posted on September 23rd, 2016 in Management |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, Sep 22, 2016,

Source: The Times of India

Pune : The Savitribai Phule Pune University’s (SPPU) management council has decided to take action against Abeda Inamdar College and Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT) for carelessness in ensuring the safety of its students.

Thirteen students from Abeda College had drowned at Murud breach in Raigad on February1this year. They were on a picnic. Read the rest of this entry »