The Delhi State Government has called a meeting of all the legislators and officials from education department to toughen its stand against fee hike in private schools.
Following the complaints from parents about the hike in fee by private schools along with demand of arrears, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia – who also holds the education portfolio – met at the Delhi Secretariat.
According to an official, Kejriwal and Sisodia have discussed the issue in the meeting with all the MLAs and education department officials.
The official also revealed that the legislators will get the data of complaints of fee hiking registered against the private schools of their respective.
The Directorate of Education (DoE) had also written to schools recently asking them to refrain from any “unjustified” hike in school fees in the name of implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission recommendations.