-State governments have been ordered to form committes where parents from the parent-teacher associations can discuss this issue.
-The High Court had ordered a collection of 70 percent of tuition fees but the private schools were reportedly charging 70 percent of the total fees and disregarding the court's orders.
Rajasthan High Court has reserved its orders on the collection of school fees until further orders. The schools have been barred from collecting any kind of fees unless the High Court says so.
Covid-19 has brought a negative impact on everybody's finances. Following this, the issue of school fee collection caused much uproar. Earlier the High Court had ordered a collection of 70 percent of tuition fees but the private schools were reportedly charging 70 percent of the total fees and disregarding the court's orders.
On Monday, in a hearing before the divisional bench of Justice Indrajeet Mahanti and Justice Satish Sharma, the state government was questioned as to why the schools were not follwoing the orders under the Fee Regulation Act 2016. It also asked the government on the actions regarding demands of parents for the waiver of fees. The state government has also been questioned on the action taken on this issue until now.
The High Court ordered the state government to form committees of parents from the parent-teacher associations wherer parents can express their views clearly on this matter. A joint hearing took place where after hearing all the parties, the High Court reserved its verdict and said that the fee collection will be witheld until further orders.
Regarding the 70 percent collection of tuition fee and the fee collected by schools against the orders of the court, the All Rajasthan Parents Forum had filed an appeal in Rajasthan High Court requesting the court to defer its earlier order and direct the schools to collect only the actual expenses.