Lucknow. Yogi government is going to take strict action against unrecognized schools running in Uttar Pradesh. For this, an intensive campaign will be run in the entire state. During the campaign, those schools which are found to be operating without recognition or even after de-recognition, strict action will be taken against them as per rules, in which there is a provision of fine up to one lakh rupees along with punishment. In this regard, instructions have been given to all Basic Education officers by the Directorate of Basic Education. Besides, reports of action taken under the campaign have also been called from all the districts by 22nd November. It is noteworthy that for the education of children up to 14 years of age in the state, council primary, junior high schools, aided junior high schools, recognized primary and junior high schools are being run by the state government. There is a clear provision in the Free and Compulsory Children’s Education Act that no school can be established or operated without obtaining recognition.
Certificate will have to be given to the Block Education Officer
In this regard, Joint Director of Education (Basic) Ganesh Kumar has issued a letter to the Basic Education Officers of all the districts and instructed them to run the campaign. It has been said in the instructions that all the Block Education Officers should run intensive campaigns in all the blocks and if any school is running without recognition then take strict action against it. Along with this, all the Block Education Officers have also been asked to provide a certificate to the Directorate that no school in their block is running without getting recognition and the school-wise list of schools against which action should be taken will be published on 22nd November. The Director should provide basic education till .
The instructions also state that no school can be established or operated without obtaining recognition. If any person runs a school without obtaining recognition, a fine of up to Rs 1 lakh can be imposed against him and in case the violation continues, a fine of up to Rs 10,000 will be payable for each day. The provisions of this Act have been implemented by the State Government by promulgating Uttar Pradesh Right to Free and Compulsory Education Rules-2011.