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Parents support fee hike protest

DNMUM158271 | 12/30/2009 | Author : Sukhada P Khandge | WC :224 | Education & Careers

More than 500 parents extended their support to the signature campaign launched by the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), in protest of the Dr Kumud Bansal Committee report of fee hike in private educational institutions, held at Satis Bridge near Thane station recently. The report, apparently, allows the institute to gather 15 % extra amount along with the annual expenditure for the institute through ‘student fees’.
As per the report, the state government will form a committee to keep tab on schools that hike their fees every year. But, the parents claim that the report indirectly permits the institutions to increase the fees under the garb of increasing the standard of education.
The report has been uploaded on the website whil
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