In order to resolve the complaints filed with the commission, the State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) has conducted a hearing session on Tuesday. Various directions have been given by SCPCR chairperson Usha Negi on seven of the filed complaints.
The complaints which have been dealt with on the day included the one of a renowned school in Dehradun taking fees from the parents of the children studying under Right to Education (RTE). The chairperson has directed the district education department to act sternly if it fails to give the money back to the parents.
Another complaint received pertained to a direction given by the Governor Baby Rani Maurya to build toilets and upgrade the existing boundary wall of an intermediate government school near Rajpur Road Dehradun. The chairperson has written to the district magistrate S A Murugeshan, asking him to look into the matter.
Another complaint taken up by the commission related to a school in Patelnagar. It was alleged that the school having given a student of class 9 a transfer certificate (TC) of class 12 has landed the student in problem regarding admission. The chairperson has further asked the principal of the school to be present in the commission on February 15.
Besides, the hearing of the case related to Pestleweed School would be held on February 15.
Wednesday, 06 February 2019 | PNS | Dehradun
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