The move is aimed at curbing the excessive fees being charged by private schools across the state, an official spokesperson said after a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.
The spokesperson pointed out that the Punjab Regulation of Fee of Unaided Educational Institutions Act, 2016 had already been enacted following directions of the Punjab and Haryana High Court.
The Punjab State Regulation of Fee of Unaided Educational Institutions Rules, 2017 were approved by the cabinet today, he added.
Infusion of professional blood in the management of these universities would contribute significantly to raising their quality bar and better equip the students to take on global competition, the spokesperson said.
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