Established on the instructions of the high court, Justice Anil Dev Singh Committee on fee review have directed all 472 private unaided schools identified to return excess fees charged and submit compliance reports within 15 days.
Through its eight interim reports, the committee identified that these schools have overcharged parents on the pretext of implementing recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission whereas not doing the same. The high court had accepted all the eight reports. The measures for redress are also recommended in the reports.
According to the recommendations of the committee, “The schools that have charged excess fee to implement Sixth Pay Commission but have not implemented the same are directed to make the payments to its staff as per Sixth Pay Commission, out of excess fee collected, with 9 per cent interest, without further raising any fresh demand from the parents/students.”
A circular of October 20, by the directorate of education, Delhi, has “directed” these 472 school “to comply with the said reports within a period of 15 days and to submit compliance report to the district authorities”.