• Probe against schools asking for donations in Ahmedabad
     August 21st, 2012     Kunal     Posted in Admissions, Education In Gujarat

    The Ahmedabad rural district education officer (DEO) has been asked to probe the allegations against 14 city schools of demanding donations and hefty fees from the students by the state education department. After the report, action will be taken, indicated the department officials.According to the officials, they had received complaints against 14 prominent city-based schools that demanded donations for admission against the norms and were following their own induction system. The complaints also include issue of hefty fee under various heads and existence of more than one board system in the same school or campus.

    “Mahesh Rawal, the rural DEO, has been ordered to probe. He would meet the parents, school authorities and other officials to check the facts and submit a report. Punitive action will be taken against the guilty,” said the officials.