Directorate of Public Instructions (DPI), Chhattisgarh, has cancelled its previous order reading cancellation of recognition of 240 private schools in Raipur district. The reason behind the cancellation of schools’ recognition was stated to be non-compliance of provisions of Fee Regulatory Act 2020 by the schools and the order to this effect was issued on January 18, 2021.
In a fresh order, the DPI stated that it was necessary on the part of the department concerned to know the side of the private schools and take permission of the state government before the cancellation of the recognition. The schools should have been issued show cause notice first. The DPI has also made it clear that any private school found indulging in violation of the Act will be punished as per prescribed rules.