On appeal of Punjab Youth Development Board Chairman, several private schools waive off fee of students
Till date, fee of more than 2500 students waived off: Chairman Bindra
Ludhiana: On the appeal of Punjab Youth Development Board chairman Mr Sukhwinder Singh Bindra, several private schools have waived off fee of their students. Under this drive, till date, fee and other funds of more than 2500 students have been waived off by different schools for the months of April and May 2020.
Today, another school named Red Rose Model Senior Secondary School have announced to waive off two month fee of all 550 students. Besides, the school management have also decided to waive annual admission fee and other funds of all its students. The school management have took this initiative under the Mission Fateh of Punjab government and on the appeal of Punjab Youth Development Board Chairman Mr Sukhwinder Singh Bindra. A formal letter in this regard was handed over to Mr Bindra at his office in Model Town Extension, here today.
It is pertinent to mention that on the appeal of Mr Bindra, Red Rose Model High School situated in Rishi Nagar area on Tibba Road and Gyan Niketan Public School in Dhandari Khurd area have decided to waive off two-month fee and other charges of its 950-odd students for the months of April and May 2020. Besides, the school managements has also decided to waive off admission fee and other funds for the entire year.
He said that the labour class has been the most affected due to the curfew/lockdown and to ensure that they do not stop sending their children to school due to non-payment of fee, he had requested the school managements to waive off fee for the months of April and May 2020.
He thanked the school managements for approving of his request and assured all possible help in the near future as well.
Mr Bindra also appealed to other private schools to show a bigger heart and waive off fee of its students. He said that during today's testing times, even the middle class is suffering financially and that is why all the private schools should come forward and contribute in this hour of need. He said that the Capt Amarinder Singh led Punjab government is committed to provide the best educational facilities for its students.