Rajouri,June 20:District administration Rajouri has ordered immediate closure of eighteen private schools found running without permission from competent authority while eight private schools found running classes higher than their alloted permission have been strictly directed to discontinue running higher classes and to return the fee of students besides facilitating their admission in nearby recognised schools.
Based upon numerous complaints received through various sources, District Magistrate Rajouri directed all the Tehsildars to conduct surprise inspection of private institutions and to examine their permission and other necessary codal formalities.
During inspection, it came to fore that eighteen schools across the district are being run without any kind of permission from competent authority.
Taking note of it, District Magistrate Rajouri has ordered immediate closure of all these eighteen illegal schools and have ordered Tehsildars concerned to implement the order at the earliest and directed the Chief Education Officer to oversee the implementation of the order.
Those running the illegal schools have been directed to return all kinds of fee charged from students and their parents and ZEOs have been asked to facilitate their admission in nearby recognised schools so as to keep the future of students safe.
These schools include Sir Sayeed muslim institute of education Upper Bhangai Thanamandi, Muzamal institute of education Thanamandi, Mian Abdullah national academy Thanamandi, Aftab memorial institute Dhoke Thanamandi, Gyan Jyoti Vidyalaya Bathuni Rajouri, Gurukul public school Rajouri, Dar ul Uloom Badi Darhal, Budhal cooperative institute of education Budhal, MEM academy Kotranka, Baba nanga memorial public school Kotranka, green valley education institute Kotranka, gyaan jyoti bhawan institute Kotranka, Shaheed Lal Din memorial public school Kotranka, star rising academy Kotranka, Nazamia institute of education Kotranka, bright public school Kotranka, Suraj institute of education Khawas and model institute of education Khawas.
Further During inspection, eight such schools were also found wherein managements are running classes higher than their permission thereby flouting norms.
These schools include Rachwa public school Nadyala, Al-aman institute Palangarh, Yasmeen English school Shahdra, Baba Ghulam Shah Reyaz ul institute Bhangai Thanamandi, Baba Nizamuddin school Thanamandi, ST. Marry convent school Behrote Thanamandi, Gandhi memorial school Bandrai Sunderbani and Muslim institute of education Kassian Darhal.
Deputy commissioner Rajouri has ordered immediate discontinuing of additional classes and has directed ZEOs concerned to facilitate admissions of students in nearby recognised schools.
It is pertinent to mention here that to rule out any false negative case during the inspection, a time period of two days has also been granted as a last opportunity if any of these Educational Institutions has got a permission from the competent authority and want to produce the same.