Delhi: Delhi Government's Directorate of Education suspends the recognition of Delhi Public School, Rohini for fee hike. This came as a violation of norms regarding the fee. The DoE issued an order for the school and stated that the school administration was not acting in accordance with the norms for fee hikes. The school authority was not following the directions of the department and the High Court.
In contravention of the orders issued by the High Court, the school charged hiked fees from the students and their parents for the session 2021-2022. It was stated that DPS Rohini also charged hiked fee arrears 2020-2021 session.
The DPS Rohini is situated in Sector 24 and the building of the school is constructed over the land allocated by the Delhi Development Authority. The schools built on the allocated land are required to seek approval before fee hiking.
The Directorate of Education, Delhi has suspended the recognition of the Delhi Public School, Rohini. This decision of the DoE will not affect the students and the teachers of the school. As punishment for the non-compliance, the DoE has ordered not to carry out the admission process for the upcoming session i,e. 2023-2024.
With this, the DoE said that the suspension of the recognition of DPS, Rohini will remain till the school authority does not rectify the loopholes. As per the news reports, the school is asked to refund the hiked fee they charged to the students and their parents.
Students studying under the roof of this school will be transferred to nearby schools with the permission of their parents. The teachers and the workers associated with the DPS, Rohini will be allocated to the other branches of DPS. The DoE said that complaints were also registered against the school for charging hiked fees.