The Directorate of Education (DoE) of the Delhi Government has suspended the recognition of DPS Rohini for violating the walking allowance standards during the 2021-22 academic sessions.
The DoE said school authorities failed to comply with department and Supreme Court directions and charged increased fees for the 2021-22 session and also increased back fees for the 2020-21 session, in violation of several court orders.
“The school authorities appear to be indulging in the pursuit of profit, commercialization, capitulation and exploitation of parents by charging unjustified fees and violating rule 50 (xvii) and 50 (xix) of the Delhi School Education Rules, 1973 by failing to provide relevant documents and provide data to the inspection team that visited the school grounds on November 7, 2022,” the DoE said in a statement released Tuesday.
The Directorate of Education further said that there had been complaints against the school for collecting increased school fees and for not granting a 15 percent deduction from the annual school fees.
The DoE had directed the school not to raise a fee for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 academic session, and to reverse and refund the increased fee or adjust the amount charged on top of the school’s fee structure in 2015-16. However, the school’s response was not satisfactory, the order further stated.
As the DPS Rohini school is located on land allocated by the Delhi Development Authority, the school must seek prior approval from the Director (Education) before increasing fees as per land allocation standards.
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