The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued a show cause notice to over two thousand schools affiliated to it across the country for not making certain information public.
As per the norms, all CBSE schools are mandated to make details public right from the number of water taps, wi-fi facilities, complete breakup of monthly fees of each class, admission results, reserve funds and balance sheets. The schools were asked to fill the information online through the link given on the board’s website and also upload on their respective websites by October last year.
CBSE sources said, over two thousand schools have failed to comply with the mandatory disclosure order. They will be given one last chance failing which they will have to pay a fine of 50 thousand rupees each. CBSE has also warned schools to follow the prescribed norms regarding the fee structure.