J&K Govt to enforce wage-board in private schools
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Last Updated: Thursday, March 18, 2010, 17:58
  
Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government will enforce wage-board in private schools which have been asked to pay salaries through cheques.

Replying to a question in the state Legislative Assembly, Education Minister Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed said that the government has come up with clear policy of wage-board for establishing reasonable fee structure in private schools.

He said wages being given to the teaching staff are also governed by the wageboard.

The minister further said that wage-board will be enforced and schools have been asked to pay salary through cheques.

He listed measures being taken by the government to regulate private institutions including fee charges from students, wages paid to teaching staff and admissions.

Sayeed said it has been mandatory on such institutions to admit 20-25 per cent of the students belonging to BPL families.

He said that a legislation defining rules for regulation of private schools was also being brought by the government soon.

PTI


First Published: Thursday, March 18, 2010, 17:58


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