Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh): Principal bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday has directed the private schools against withholding Transfer Certificate (TC) due to outstanding fees.
The court ordered private schools to issue TC within 7 days after collecting 70% school fees, so that the students do not face any issue in taking admission in other schools or colleges for further studies. The next hearing in the matter will be on November 9.
The court instructed the private schools during a hearing on Friday on a PIL filed by the parents living in Shahpura area of Jabalpur.
The PIL filed states that the school administration demands 100% fees to issue the transfer certificates of the students. The court during the hearing considered the difficult phase of the parents during COVID 19 and directed the private school to issue TC within seven days after taking 70 percent school fees.
At the same time, the supreme court has also passed an order in the matter related to the school fees. The private schools of Rajasthan filed a petition in the supreme court that the court should instruct for an action against the parents who did not deposit the tuition fees.
The supreme court, however, directed that private schools should consider the applications of parents who are unable to deposit the fees sympathetically. The order further directs that if they are not able, then take the school fees in installments only.
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