Haryana asks private schools not to ask for fees till lockdown is over


Haryana Government has directed all private schools across the state to not pressurize the parents of the students to deposit any type of fees until the lockdown period is over, thus banning all types of fee collection with immediate effect.

Giving information about this, an official spokesperson of the Haryana School Education Department said that the Department has directed all the District Education Officers and District Primary Education Officers of the state to the private schools belonging to their respective areas aware about the directions of the State Government.

He said that it has been said in the directions that all educational institutions across the state have been closed till further orders with a view to preventing the spread COVID-19, however, it has come to the notice of the Directorate that some private schools are pressurizing the parents of the students to deposit the fees immediately so, the State Government has banned all types of fees with immediate effect. The fees will be collected only after the situation is normal and the schools re-open, he added.

He said that the Department has also directed all District Education Officers to ensure the above orders of the Government are firmly adhered to.