Private schools in Kashmir are making money by selling books and stationaries

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Srinagar  (CNI): Private schools in Kashmir are selling books and stationery to parents of students despite the Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE)’s directive to buy only recommended books have been are coming back.


As per news agency Current News Of India (CNI), JKBOSE has asked all schools up to class 12 to follow the textbooks recommended by the board, but private school JKBOSE has nothing following instructions.


“Private schools established in the Valley are flouting the government order and have turned their schools into stationery shops,” said parents, whose wards are enrolled in private schools.


JKBOSE has already warned of disciplinary action and a fine of up to fifty thousand or both against schools that prescribe books other than those recommended by the board.


“My two children are studying in a private school (name withheld) and its management is asking me to buy books from the institute,” said Riaz Ahmed, a parent from Pulwama. There should be no coercion.


Queries were also received from other districts in this regard, demanding an immediate stop to the practice of collecting money in schools, which burdens parents.


Meanwhile, the parents have appealed to the concerned authorities to pay attention to the solution of the problem. (CNI)

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