Madhya Pradesh school education minister Inder Singh Parmar said that general promotion will not be given in any class in the state schools. He also said that in view of the present economic difficulties, private schools affiliated to the Board of Secondary Education will not be bound to deposit recognition fees at the time of application for recognition. They will be able to submit that said fee by the end of the upcoming season 2020-21.
Today, minister Parmar was holding discussions with representatives of non-government schools affiliated to the CBSE. During his ministry meeting he said that providing education is a great service for the upliftment of the society. In this corona crisis, all of us together have to shape the future of the children of the state. Along with educating them, it is also our responsibility to protect them from corona. All necessary and important decisions will be taken for the better future of children.
During the discussion, representatives of non-government schools briefed the Inder Singh Parmar about the problems faced in the operation of the schools in the circumstances arising out of the infection of Covid-19 virus. The school representatives informed that the tuition fees of children from classes one to twelfth are not being deposited by the parents, which is causing problems in the salaries of teachers and the running of the school. Along with this, the delegates suggested to extend the academic session of this year till 15 May 2021, to conduct classes VI and VIII from January 2021 and classes I to V from January 15, 2021. The delegates also urged to waive the electricity bill, school bus tax, RTO permit and property tax from April 2020 till the unlocked period.
Madhya Pradesh school education minister Inder Singh Parmar clarified that detailed guidelines will be issued soon regarding the conduct of classes from 9th to 12th. Decisions regarding classes from VI to VIII will be taken according to the circumstances of corona virus infection. To extend this year’s academic session will be requested by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to the Union Minister. He appealed the delegates to co-operate towards improving the educational future of children.
Commissioner Public Education Mrs. Jaishri Kiyawat, Director Public Education Mr. K.K. Dwivedi, including Representatives of private schools were present.