TN govt says monetray schemes have been launched for welfare of poor school students
He said that the associations decided to donate infrastructure like benches and boards, so the school could resume classes soon.
The Nursery/ Primary, Matriculation Higher Secondary, CBSE, and ICSE Schools Association urged the government to ensure safety for private school students, teachers, and properties.
Requesting protection for their schools, members of the Tirunelveli Private School Association submitted a petition to Collector V Vishnu during the grievance redressal meet on Monday.
Prima facie, in the past two years, around 18,000 children have not been provided admission in Delhi under the EWS category even after allotment by the Directorate of Education.
A matriculation school principal said that children from the economically weaker section, disadvantaged group, special categories and whose parents do earn less than Rs 2 lakh per year are eligible.
Random checks at these schools by The New Indian Express revealed they have not reserved 25 per cent of the seats (as mandated by the Act) for students from the economically backward sections.
The schools have been directed to not change colour, design or any other specifications of uniforms for at least three years.
Bharat Arora, president of the action committee, said, “After more than two years, schools across Delhi reopened with full strength and facilities.
NPSC had earlier welcomed the move to introduce CUET and said it will “do away with the stress of appearing in multiple entrance tests” for students.