The telangana State government has announced intentions to form a school fee regulation committee to implement a systematic method of controlling school fees while also ensuring that excellent education is available to all. This effort seeks to reduce the financial strain on parents who are facing rising education prices in private schools, with some institutions raising tuition by 10% to 30% per academic year.
The new body, modeled after Telangana's Admission and Fee Regulatory Body (TAFRC) for professional courses, would be in charge of supervising and regulating private school prices. The government is working on legislation to assist this endeavor, but it will not take effect until the following academic year, as admissions for the current year have already closed and telangana schools will begin their new session on june 12.
"We will submit legislation to restrict fees at private schools. Although the new laws will not be implemented this year, they will be effective in the 2025-26 academic year," stated Burra Venkatesham, Principal Secretary to the government (Education Department).

Previously, schools could decide their fee structures through a governing board that comprised the school president, principal, a representative from the teaching staff, the head of the parents-teachers organization, and a mother appointed by the district education Officer (DEO).
To calculate the yearly charge, this committee took into account a variety of expenses, including staff pay, building rent and upkeep, classroom needs, and donations to educational CESS.
The formation of a school fee regulation body is intended to provide much-needed relief to parents while also ensuring a more transparent and equitable price structure in private schools across Telangana.

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