Govt won’t allow to increase school fee, says Rana Mashood
FAISALABAD (92 News) – Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashood has on Tuesday said that the government will not allow the schools to increase fee according to their will.
Talking to media in Faisalabad on Tuesday, Rana Mashood said that time and again the government made it clear to the All Private Schools Association that they can increase the fee but not more than five percent, adding that some elements want monopoly.
He said that the government will hold dialogues with the All Private Schools Association and hoped that the issued would be resolved in two days.
Earlier, as the private schools associations had announced a two-day strike in the province against the Punjab Education Authority Bill passed by the provincial assembly a week ago, the private school owners have been divided in two groups.
Following the division among the private school owners, one faction decided to open the schools while the other faction continues to close the schools.
All-Pakistan Private Schools Federation and Pakistan Education Council had announced to shut the private schools across Punjab on March 8 and 9 against the Punjab Education Authority Bill passed by the provincial assembly a week ago, the private school owners have been divided in two groups.