The Delhi High Court has ordered the Delhi government to place ads in leading newspapers informing prospective students of vacant general category places in various private schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic, where they may be placed in relevant upper classes. The Supreme Court ruling noted that several petitions from almost every private school in Delhi had complained that, despite their best efforts, they had failed to fill all available general category places in the primary level class at the academic school. . session 2020-2021 in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic.
At the request of the court to the lawyer of the Government of Delhi and a private school on whether these places in the general category can be filled now that all schools have recovered physically, they said that an attempt could be made by issuing a public notice in connection with this education department (DoE).
Respondents (Delhi government and Ministry of Education) agreed with the parties to place advertisements in all leading newspapers within one week, informing prospective students that because some places in the general category in primary classes in various private schools remained unfilled in the last school year. sessions, so students can now be placed in the relevant higher grades of these schools in the current training session, for which applications can be submitted to the school within ten days, Justice Rekha Pali said.
The court said the announcement would make it clear that information on schools that have vacancies in the general category that can be provided to students can be found on the Ministry of Education website. The court’s decision was made during the consideration of Aadharshila Vidyapeeth’s request to challenge the authorities’ order to exempt from admission further students of the Economically Weak Section (EWS) appointed by respondents for admission to primary classes in the training session. 2021-2022 were rejected.
Lawyer Giotti Taneja and Bhavia Vijay Tangra, representing the applicant school, said the order taken by the authorities was completely insidious and was taken without proper assessment of the school’s extensive steps to try to fill all available places in the general category. in the introductory class for the training session 2020-2021. The court issued a notice to the Delhi government and education department, submitted through the permanent lawyers of Santos Kumar Tripati and Oditi S. Jadhov, and asked them to testify in response to the petition within 10 days. The court adjourned the case for May 30.
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