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UP schools will not be able to increase fees in academic session 2021-22 – Chief Minister Dr. Dinesh Sharma

▶️The order will be applicable to all schools of all boards operating in the state

▶️Transport fee will not be payable during the period of school closure
If you have difficulty in paying three months advance fees, you will be able to pay monthly fees.

The Uttar Pradesh Government has banned the fee hike for the academic session 2021-22 in all schools of all boards operating in the state in view of the circumstances arising out of the Corona epidemic. Giving this information, Deputy Chief Minister and Secondary Education Minister Dr. Dinesh Sharma said that many families have been financially affected due to COVID. Schools are physically closed, but online reading is in progress. In view of all these circumstances, the government has taken such a balanced decision so that the general public does not have to bear the extra burden as well as to ensure regular pay to the teachers and non-teaching staff working in the school.

The Deputy Chief Minister said that the schools will be able to collect the fee in the academic session 2021-22 as per the same fee structure as was done in the previous year, which was implemented in the year 2019-20. If a school has taken the fee according to the increased fee structure, then this increased fee will be adjusted in the fees for the following months. He has said that no transportation fee will be charged during the period of school closure. Apart from this, if any student or guardian is facing any problem in depositing advance fee of three months, then on their request, monthly fee should be charged from them. In this situation, they will not be compelled to pay three months advance fee.

The Deputy Chief Minister said that till the physical examination is not being done in schools, the examination fee will not be charged. Similarly, till the activities like sports, science lab, library, computer, annual function are not being done, they will not be charged. He said that during the Corona era, the government has also taken a decision with full sensitivity that if a student or student or a member of their family is infected with Corona and they are having trouble in paying fees, then the written request of the concerned student or student But the charge for that month will be adjusted as a monthly installment in the advance months. He said that instructions have also been given that the salaries of teachers and non-teaching staff working in schools should be given regularly. A mandate to this effect has been issued. Instructions have been given to strictly follow these orders. If these instructions are not followed by a school, then a complaint can be made by the guardian to the Fee Regulatory Committee set up in the district. The District School Inspector has been given the responsibility to ensure compliance of these rules.