Parents protest over ‘hefty’ fee, lack of facilities at pvt school in Chandigarh

Published on Sep 13, 2022 02:14 AM IST

A group of parents on Monday staged a protest outside Ryan International School in Sector 49, Chandigarh, alleging exorbitant fees being charged by the school and lack of facilities

Parents protesting outside Ryan International School in Sector 49, Chandigarh, on Monday. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
Parents protesting outside Ryan International School in Sector 49, Chandigarh, on Monday. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
By, Chandigarh

A group of parents on Monday staged a protest outside Ryan International School in Sector 49 alleging exorbitant fees being charged by the school and lack of facilities.

The protesting parents said, “ Development and computer fees were charged during the 2021-2022 session, even though schools were closed.”

They added that they also wanted to know about where the development fees were being used, alleging that the school’s facilities are not at par with the amount being charged. They added that they tried to meet the principal, but were not allowed.

The parents also submitted a complaint to the UT district education officer (DEO).

While officials of the education department said they will look into the matter, the principal of the school remained unavailable for comments despite repeated attempts to contact her.

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