HC seeks ATR against unregistered coaching centres

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, Sept 7:  The High Court today sought updated affidavit from the Government on steps taken against the unregistered coaching centers.
The Division Bench of Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmad and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey granted four weeks time to State Counsel B A Dar for the same.
After perusal of the report of Judges’ committee, the court had directed Divisional Commissioners of Kashmir and Jammu for taking necessary remedial measures about the issue of unregistered centers.
It may be mentioned that court had also constituted three-member committee headed by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir with Director School Education and Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, as its members. The said committee was asked to immediately close down all unregistered tuition and coaching centers wherever functioning in the Kashmir Division.
Court had directed the Judges’ committee to inspect all the coaching /tuition centers and find out as to whether the undertakings given in the court are correct and whether they (coaching centers) have compiled with the J&K Regulation of Private Tuition Centers Rules of 2010.
In order to secure the interests of children who are studying in the unregistered coaching and tuition centers, the court had directed the owners and the authorized persons of the institutes not to operate their bank accounts which stand in their names.
A similar committee (comprising Divisional Commissioner, Direction School Education and IGP) for Jammu Division shall stand constituted as has been constituted in Kashmir Division and all the directions issued with regard to Kashmir Division have been extended to the said committee.
The coaching and tuition centers functioning in Jammu, were directed to file their  undertakings indicating there-in that they shall comply with 2010 Rules and court directions before the Divisional Commissioner Jammu. The Divisional Commissioner Jammu was asked to notify the order to all the coaching and tuition centers operating in 10 districts of Jammu division.


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