Study centre asked to pay Rs 10K for failing to provide MBA
For failing to provide degree, district consumer disputes redressal forum, Chandigarh, educational institute to pay Rs 10,000 as compensation for deficiency in service to a Sector-47 resident.Updated: Jan 22, 2014 13:45 IST
For failing to provide degree, district consumer disputes redressal forum, Chandigarh, directed a Sector 35-based educational institute to pay Rs 10,000 as compensation for deficiency in service to a Sector-47 resident.
The forum, on January 15, had also directed India Edu Tech to refund Rs 25,525 to Dharam Pal Sharma, the complainant along with 9% interest from July 22, 2011. The institute has also been directed to pay Rs 5,000 as a cost of litigation.
The consumer forum held, “India Edu Tech was in the business of being a franchise-running study centre and it was responsible for providing detailed mark sheet, degree and other such documents to the complainant. But it has failed in its responsibility.”
Dharam Pal Sharma, had claimed that he had joined the institute to do an MBA course for the 2010-12 session based on the CMJ University Meghalya prospectus.
The complainant had deposited Rs 5,000 in cash as entry fee but no receipt was given to him for the same. He claimed that he had also deposited Rs 25,525 as full fee for two years, including examination fee, issue of marksheet, provisional certificate and final degree charges.
He claimed that although the final marksheet and provisional certificate for the said course were issued to the complainant in September, 2012, but the final degree has not yet been issued despite repeated requests. As none appeared on behalf of India Edu Tech, they were proceeded exparte.
First Published: Jan 21, 2014 18:12 IST