Orissa HC asks Govt to resolve private school fee hike row amicably

private school fee hike

Cuttack: Orissa High Court has directed the School and Mass Education Department to resolve the issue of fee hike of private schools amicably.

The Court has asked the State S&ME Secretary to mutually come to a consensus on the hike of private school fees with consultation with parents and teachers’ associations along with school authorities.

The High Court has directed the government to resolve the issue at the earliest after a PIL was filed by Odisha Abibhabak Mahasangha and other petitions against the fee hike.

They had sought exemption of tuition fee by private schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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