After a daily newspaper reported 33 bogus private schools to be functioning in the city, Shiv Sena corporator also a member of the MCGM Education Committee presented a point of order and demanded that the administration present a report on the same within a months time. After the election of the MCGM Education Committee Chairman, the first meeting of the committee saw the members raising allegations over working of the administration towards the functioning of schools in the city. The members raised concern over the issue of 33 bogus schools which were functioning in the city and alleged that these schools had the blessings of the MCGM education officers. This was alleged by Shiv Sena education committee member Raju Pednekar. He demanded that the administration should present a report on the same within a month’s time. When we spoke with newly appointed Education Committee Chairman Rukhmani Kharatmol, she said that inquiry would be done to get to the root of the issue. With cameraperson Deepak Kamble, Vasudha Dhumak for NMTV News.
August 20, 2009