Bearing the brunt of violating norms of online violation, 5 schools in Navi Mumbai have faced the heat of NMMC Commissioner Abhijit Bangar as the NMMC Chief has written to the deputy director of education, Mumbai division, seeking cancellation of the NOCs granted to these schools revocation of registration of a state board school over violations of the Right To Education (RTE) Act.
The management of these schools have been alleged of depriving students of education by refraining them from attending online classes over non-payment of fees for the academic year 2020-21.
The 5 schools of which four are CBSE include, New Horizon Public School in Airoli, Terna Orchid International in Koparkhairane, Ryan International School in Sanpada and Amruta Vidyalaya in Nerul, besides 1 State Board which includes, Saint Lawrence School in Vashi.
NMMC education officer, deputy municipal commissioner Yogesh Kaduskar revealed that they had received over 433 complaints of private schools barring promotions to higher sections, students not being given their results and being ousted from online classes due to non-payment of fees which further goes upto schools being alleged of mentally harassing students thereby violating Section 16 of the RTE Act, 2009, that states no child admitted in a school shall be held back.
NMMC Chief Abhijit Bangar stated that even as the schools ignored notices and directives and acted upon adamantly by not following instructions despite repeated follow-ups, stringent action has been imposed on them.