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Calcutta High Court directs 20% reduction in schools’ tuition fee in Kolkata West Bengal

Calcutta High Court directs 20% reduction in schools’ tuition fee in Kolkata West Bengal.

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday directed a 20 per cent reduction in schools’ tuition fee in West Bengal during the coronavirus pandemic period. The court’s order will be binding for all non-government aided schools in Bengal. The Calcutta High Court directed schools to not charge fees under the non-academic head. The order was in response to a PIL filed by the guardians forum of 145 schools in or around Kolkata.

As per reports, guardians who need more relief in the court directed relief slabs will have to approach schools individually. Moreover, the Calcutta High Court has also constituted a 3-member committee to look into the school fee related to grievances if schools doesn’t grant relief as per the special appeals by the guardians.

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