Private colleges gathering charge from college students’ houses

Ravinder Saini

Tribune News Service

Mahendragarh, July 27

Unable to pay employees salaries amid the Covid lockdown, some personal colleges in Narnaul are learnt to have instructed their academics to go to homes of their college students to gather charge in order to get their pending dues cleared.

The visits are being made on the pretext of checking homework even because the variety of Covid circumstances have been spiralling within the district.

Some dad and mom have even clicked photos whereas paying charge to the academics to maintain it as “proof”. Just a few such pictures have gone viral on social media.

A lawyer whose grandson research at a outstanding college in Narnaul says a feminine trainer got here to their residence and requested for the charge. “I gave her Rs 5,400. What could have we done when the school authorities reached our doorstep and asked for money!” he says.

Another father or mother, who has a relative employed as a trainer in a reputed college of the world, says the managements have made it clear to their employees that gathering charge from house is the one approach left to safe salaries.

Anil Kaushik, president of Progressive Private Schools Association, Narnaul, confirms such a development is prevailing within the city.

“Teachers visiting students at their houses for fee is not only setting a wrong precedent, but also poses risk of Covid spread. The schools promoting such a practice must mend their ways,” provides Kaushik.

A faculty proprietor, nonetheless, justifies the transfer claiming they too have been hit arduous by Covid.

“Forget profit, we have been struggling to pay salaries to our staff. Whatever savings we had have been exhausted. The government expects us to clear salaries, but turns a deaf ear when we appeal for relaxation in taxes and bills,” he maintains.

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