State nod for 30 self-financed schools in Mumbai
As many 30 schools in the city have got permission from the state education department to start functioning from the academic year 2016-17 on self-finance basis.In addition, 59 schools have been given permission to add classes. A total of 3,743 schools in the state have got nod to do either.
According to a recent GR, the schools have been granted permission under the Maharashtra Self-Financed Schools (Establishment and Regulation) Act. The schools will be expected to meet all norms prescribed by the Right to Education Act, 2009.
Among the new schools in the city ,14 are affiliated to the state board, seven to CBSE, five to CIE, three to IB and one to the CISCE.The schools have up to 18 months to begin operations. The maximum number of per missions have come for the western suburbs with 45 schools getting permission to upgrade classes or begin operations. The south zone got 16 permissions and 28 in the north zone. “Schools had been struggling for these permissions as they were delayed in spite of completing paperwork and following up with the officials,“ said a management representative of a school.
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