Panel formed to monitor tuition centres in City

SRINAGAR: The authorities Wednesday constituted a high-level committee to monitor regulation of private tuition centres here.
The committee, set up on the orders of High Court, will be headed by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, GM Dar, and its members include Joint Director Information, Kashmir, Shafqat Iqbal, SP South Srinagar and Personnel Officer, Directorate of School Education, Kashmir, according to an official spokesman.
The committee has been directed to monitor the basic infrastructure of the tuition centres and other facilities being provided to the students which include details of tuition fee, separate toilet facilities for boys and girls, proper heating arrangements, proper space, drinking water facilities, besides installation of CCTV cameras and reservation of free admission upto 10% of the total intake capacity in each class/course for the students who are destitute, orphans or belong to BPL category.
The committee has also been asked to furnish compliance reports for taking appropriate action against those centres which do not comply with the J&K Regulation of Private Tuition Center Rules, 2010 issued by the government in this regard
Earlier, for improving the basic infrastructure and other facilities being provided to the students opting for private tuitions in the Valley, the Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Rohit Kansal convened a high level meeting here.
Those who attended the meeting included IGP Kashmir, Abdul Gani Mir, Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Shah, Director School Education, Kashmir, Tariq Ali Mir, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, GM Dar, SP Srinagar South Rayees Ahmad, and Joint Director Information Kashmir, Shafqat Iqbal.