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The future of thousands of students in schools across Punjab hangs
in the balance with the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB)
deciding to disaffiliate 187 schools in the state for not adhering
The affected schools have decided to observe a two-day shutdown this
week to protest the decision.
move comes as the schools failed to adhere to rules of the education
board, especially on paying minimum prescribed basic salaries to
chairman Dalbir Singh Dhillon said Monday that the schools have been
disaffiliated following an order of the Punjab and Haryana High
are only implementing the high court order. The schools have been
dis-affiliated as they failed to give basic minimum salary to their
teachers. If they fulfil our conditions, we will restore their
affiliation,” Dhillon said.
added: “The minimum salary to teachers should be paid through
account payee cheques. Teachers are being exploited by these
schools. Rules are being violated.”
managements of the dis-affiliated schools have decided to observe a
shutdown for two days this week (Dec 15 and 16) to protest the PSEB
decision to dis-affiliate schools is discriminatory. Our schools do
not charge hefty fee from students like leading schools in bigger
cities. We can pay only limited salaries to teachers as our fee
structure is less. We will oppose this,” Affiliated Schools
Association president Ravinder Singh Mann said.