The Uttar Pradesh government will soon introduce a bill to replace the UP Self-Financed Schools (Fixation of Fee) Ordinance, 2018 that regulates the fee structure in private schools.
The bill will be tabled in the upcoming monsoon session of the state legislature. The state cabinet headed by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has given its approval in this regard.
The brief session of the state legislature will commence on August 23.
According to PTI report, the new bill will aim at regulating the fee structure in private schools and check arbitrary fee hikes.
It will also aim to cover minority institutions that have enrolled students in classes 1 to 12 and charge over Rs 20,000 per year as fees.
The bill will directly benefit the students, their parents and guardians in checking unnecessary financial burden and to help improve the standard of education.
What is UP Self-Financed Schools (Fixation of Fee) Ordinance
UP Self-Financed Schools (Fixation of Fee) Ordinance bill extends to the whole of Uttar Pradesh.
The ordinance applies to all self-financed independent schools of pre-primary, primary, upper primary, high school, and intermediate colleges granted recognition by boards