DC Poonch constitutes Task Force to check commercial activities of private educational institutions

DC Poonch constitutes Task Force to check commercial activities of private educational institutions

In view of the complaints from the parents, Deputy Commissioner Poonch, Mohammed Aijaz Ashad has constituted a district level Task Force (committee) to look into complaints regarding illegal commercial activities of management of private  educational institutions in the district.

The spokesman said that large number of complaints were received by the office of District Magistrate (DM) from parents of school going children and from members of civil society regarding commercial activities of schools and making big profits by selling of books, uniform, bags and stationery items etc besides charging exorbitant admission fees.

It was also observed that some of the private  educational  institutions are running  stationery shops in or near school premises .

Additional Deputy  Commissioner, Poonch has been nominated as the Chairman of task force while its members are District  Panchayat Officer Poonch, Tehsildar concerned, Sudershan Kumar, Principal  Government Boys Higher Secondary School  Poonch and   Manmohan Singh, Principal Government Higher Secondary School  Shiendra Member .   

The District level task force is entrusted to submit factual report along with recommendations within a period of one week  positively.

"Any genuine  grievance in this regard can be registered  on phone No.  9419124007," Poonch administration said.