Thane schools may lose recognition for collecting fees amid lockdown
New Delhi : A warning has been issued to schools in Maharashtra's Thane against demanding fees during the coronavirus lockdown, a senior official said.
The institutions which will be found guilty of collecting fees during the lockdown will lose their Maharashtra government's recognition, she added.
In a strongly worded message to both aided and unaided schools, district education officer Sangeeta Bhagwat said the education department had received several complaints from parents that some schools in the district were demanding school fees immediately.
At a time, when the nation is under lockdown and the source of income of many parents is hampered, it is not right to demand the fees, she said.
Bhagwat further said that till normalcy is restored, schools should not demand fees from students.