A Fee Monitoring High Level Committee formed under the coordination of director of Department of Education (DOE) decided to take action against eight schools for hiking fee against Supreme Court directive last year not to do so for three consecutive years.
As per the Education Act, District Education Offices can fine schools up to Rs 25,000 as preliminary action and could scrap the registration of schools if they repeatedly defy government directive.
The committee began monitoring valley schools on May 23, and the following schools are found hiking price up to 60 percent.
These schools are:
Other schools found to defy this order are Kavya School , Eurokids international.
The monitoring committee included
The meeting also decided to conduct the next phase of monitoring in Lalitpur-based private schools.