The authorities have been directed by the Sindh High Court (SHC) to take strict action against the private schools refusing to give a relief of 20 per cent in the monthly fee announced by the government.
As per the details, a bench of the Sindh High Court has issued the directions for the director-general of private schools to ensure the implementation of the 20 per cent fee cut law and take action against the private schools which are not providing relief to the parents.
The high court has directed the director general to submit a written report in 20 days and the bench has also disposed of the petitions.
It is pertinent to mention here that on May 15, Governor of Sindh Imran Ismail had approved the Corona Emergency Relief Ordinance, 2020. The ordinance was approved by the governor Sindh to provide relief to the people during the coronavirus pandemic.
As per the details of the ordinance, no educational institutions will be allowed to charge more than 80 per cent of the total monthly fee. It further added that no employee or worker shall be terminated from the job and the employers will be bound to pay salary to their employees.