Private schools seek 30 per cent hike in fees from next academic year

K M Dayashankar


KARIMNAGAR: The private educational institutions have urged the state government to allow them to increase the fee hike by 30 per cent during the academic year 2022-2023 as they were not allowed to increase the fees during the last three academic years and they suffered a lot due to the Covid induced closures during the last two years.

As part of the measures by the state government to elicit opinion from a cross section of society on regulation of fee structures in the private educational institutions, the education department had convened a meeting on Friday at state finance corporation office in Hyderabad. The meeting was chaired by Education Secretary Sandeep Kumar Sultania, Commissioner A Sridevasena, Additional Director K Lingaiah and others.

Representatives from Telangana Recognised Schools Management Association (TRSMA) led by its state president Yadagiri Shekhar Rao, treasurer IV Ramana Rao, advisors E Prasada Rao and Paranjyothi, members P Ramana Rao and A Srikanth Reddy, Catholic Association representatives Shoureddy, Minority organization Akthar Sharif, Praveen Raju, Choudhary from ISMA and Chandrashekhar from international organization attended.

They urged the government to implement Prof Tirupathi Rao committee recommendations on the Fee regulation in private educational institutions. They also urged the government not to bring any new laws and committees for the next two years as the private educational institutions were returning back to normalcy and it would some time to stabilize the system, which was affected for last two years due to Covid.

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