A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Anu Malhothra also noted that the CBSE has recently issued a circular in this regard.
While disposing off a writ petition, the bench directed the CBSE to ensure the circular is strictly followed.
"We are disposing off the writ petition with direction to the CBSE to ensure that its circular is strictly complied with, in accordance with law, by the institutions," the bench said.
The court's directions came during the hearing of a PIL filed by social worker Sunil Pokhriyal seeking direction to restrain the schools here from using their buildings to run commercial activities like selling of books and uniforms, reported Press Trust of India.
The board had then also asked the school managements to ensure strict compliance of the instructions.
(With Inputs from PTI)
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