Parents body protests FFC approval of 6% annual school fee hike

Parents body protests FFC approval of 6% annual school fee hike

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: The Parents Association of Private Schools Kashmir held a protest here Saturday against the recent order passed by the Fee Fixation Committee (FFC) approving an annual 6 percent hike to school fee. Aggrieved parents from various districts assemble at the Press Enclave demanding revocation of the FFC order. The protestors carried placards […]

Private schools allowed additional fees, 6 percent hike every year

Private schools allowed additional fees, 6 percent hike every year

Srinagar: Ahead of the upcoming academic session, the J&K government’s Fee Fixation Committee (FFC) on Monday allowed private schools to charge fees under at least 4 additional heads apart from tuition fee, and to hike fees by up to 6 percent annually. The nod, the FFC said, was given after “consolidating all earlier orders as […]

Mushrooming of pvt schools defeating DSEK’s Enrollment Drive

Mushrooming of pvt schools defeating DSEK’s Enrollment Drive

SRINAGAR: The “unregulated” and “mushrooming” growth of private schools in the valley is defeating the very purpose of the School Education Department’s recent ‘Enrollment Drive’, intended to enhance admissions in government-run schools, say officials. The Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) declared an ‘Enrollment Week’ from November 11-17, claiming the event would “boost and encourage […]

Schools found operating during winter vacations to face action: DSEK

Schools found operating during winter vacations to face action: DSEK

SRINAGAR: Warning the private schools found operating during winter vacations of losing recognition, the Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK) Dr G N Itoo has said the department has received many complaints from the parents about the violation of government order. Taking strong notice of the issue, Dr Itoo said the department is identifying such schools […]

DSEK asks teachers to refrain from visiting Directorate office directly for transfers

Srinagar: Director School Education Kashmir, Dr. G.N. Itoo has advised the teaching community to refrain from directly approaching to Directorate for their transfers but to en-route their applications for transfer through concerned Chief Education Officers for the transparent and smooth disposal of transfer cases. DSEK in a statement issued here on Monday said that this […]

Produce copy of FFC approved fee structure: DSEK summons Hattrick school

Produce copy of FFC approved fee structure: DSEK summons Hattrick school

Srinagar: The Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) has asked the Hattrick Public School Zakura to produce copy of its fee structure “approved by the Fee Fixation Committee (FFC) for the last three years” and the item-wise break up of annual fee charged by it. The DSEK had summoned the chairman of the school after […]