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Teachers can end paper check boycott tomorrow

Posted on March 27th, 2017 in Teachers, Unaided |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK,  March 26, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Teachers of unaided schools, who are boycotting the evaluation of Class X and XII board examination answersheets, may end their protest on Monday .

Officials of unaided teachers’ unions said they were promised their issues would be resolved soon during a meeting with the education minister and top officials of the education department. They were also told that a meeting of all stakeholders would be held on Monday to decide on whether to end the boycott on evaluation of answersheets. Read the rest of this entry »

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION RULES RTI Act not applicable to unaided institutions

Posted on March 22nd, 2017 in Private, Unaided |

Vishwas Kothari,March 22, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Private unaided trusts or academic institutions not receiving any “substantial financial aid“ from the government do not fall within the ambit of the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005, the state information commission’s Pune bench has ruled.

The bench, presided over by information commissioner Ravindra Jadhav, has set aside an order of February 4, 2015 by the first appeal officer and block education officer of Panchgani panchayat samiti. Read the rest of this entry »

Unaided schools protest against GR on financial aid

Posted on September 24th, 2016 in G.R, Unaided |

Piyush Bhusari, Sep 24, 2016,

Source: The Times of India

Kolhapur : The action committee of permanently unaided schools in the state protested against the education and sports department’s latest government resolution (GR), which has modified the rules for granting financial aid to these schools on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

Unaided college seats overtake govt ones

Posted on August 9th, 2016 in Unaided |

Hemali Chhapia,  Aug 09, 2016,

Source: The Times of India

Mumbai : Higher Fees A Hitch, Better Faculty A Draw

The state is seeing the slow death of the aided collegiate system, an arrangement that historically had colleges charging ridiculously low fees. That worked as an inducement and opened campus doors to any youngster wanting to pursue higher education. Read the rest of this entry »

AMBIGUOUS PROVISION CLARIFIED – Court rules out RTI for unaided institutions

Posted on August 3rd, 2016 in Unaided |

Vijay Chavan , Aug 03, 2016,

Source : Mirror

CIC’s order clears confusion about RTI Act’s application to unaided schools and colleges that do not get grants from government; says such institutions not liable to answer
The Nagpur bench of chief in formation commissioner (CIC) has issued an order stat ing that any unaided educa tional institution, that has not taken any direct or indirect grant from the government, is not liable to answer any information under the Right to Information Act, 2005. Read the rest of this entry »

Private, unaided & minority schools out of fees rules ambit

Posted on November 4th, 2015 in Minority, Private, Unaided |

Ardhra Nair,Nov 04 2015

Source: The Times of India

Pune: Issues like regulation of fees in private unaided and minority schools, put ing a cap on term fees and other extra charges taken by schools have not been addressed in the draft Maharashtra Education Institu ions (Regulation of fee) Ru es 2015.

The rules fail to provide any clarification on various any clarification on various points of Fee Regulation Act 2014, especially private, unaided and minority schools, where regulation is needed. Read the rest of this entry »

126 unaided engineering colleges under scanner in Maharashtra

Posted on November 2nd, 2015 in Unaided |

Alifiya Khan | Pune | November 2, 2015

Source:The Indian Express

Since 1997, inspections were done only at the varsity level, usually when a new engineering college was set up.

Following a series of “irregularities” in their working found during the inspection of engineering colleges, as many as 126 unaided private engineering colleges in the state have been sent notices by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE). Read the rest of this entry »

LEFT OUT – Parents upset as fee draft rules don’t mention unaided schools

Posted on October 20th, 2015 in Education Department, Unaided |

Vinamrata Borwankar,Oct 18, 2015,

Source: The Times of India

Mumbai: Draft rules for the Maharashtra Educational Institutions (Regulation of Fee) Act, 2011, failed to clearly mention unaided schools, which upset many parents. The education department, however, said the final rules will include unaided schools.

The school education department recently put up on its website the Maharashtra Educational Institutions (Regulation of Fee), Rules, 2015, for stakeholders to submit suggestionsobjections till October 23. Read the rest of this entry »

Teachers beg to shame Maha govt

Posted on July 18th, 2015 in Teachers, Unaided |

Kranti Vibhute, 18 July 2015

Source: DNA

Maharashtra Permanent Unaided Schools Association is protesting against the state’s decision not to aid their institutions

Around 350 teachers of unaided schools from across Maharashtra state on Friday held demonstrations that involved them begging on the streets of Mumbai city. Read the rest of this entry »

If teachers on survey duty, who will teach: schools

Posted on July 3rd, 2015 in Teachers, Unaided |

Puja Pednekar,Jul 3, 2015,

Source: Hindustan Times


MUMBAI: Teachers have been asked to leave their classrooms on Saturday and search for outof-school children, as part of the government’s plan to identify kids who don’t attend formal schools. Read the rest of this entry »