The Delhi government is formulating a policy for the regulation of private coaching centers operating in the capital and is preparing guidelines for basic facilities, fees and security measures in these institutions.

The Delhi government has taken cognizance that the private coaching centers are running a parallel system of education and as of now they are not within the scope of any rules or laws which the students are suffering. The government has asked coaching centers with more than 20 students to register themselves with the Directorate of Education.

The government is also considering collecting data on centers that include infrastructure, land, basic facilities, fees, safety standards etc.

Yogesh Pal Singh, Assistant Education Director, Delhi, said that the number of coaching centers in Delhi is increasing rapidly where coaching is offered for admission to medical, engineering or other professional courses and examination of government and private jobs. Yogesh Pal Singh said that students from all over India come to the city to prepare for such examinations and take admission in coaching centers. These institutions are running parallel education system and are still not under the purview of any rule or law, which students have to suffer.

Referring to the tragic incident of 22 students dying in a fire at a coaching center in Surat, Gujarat, he said that the government took cognizance of such incidents and set guidelines for basic facilities, fees and security measures in private coaching centers. Has decided. He said that due to lack of proper regulation, fraud and fraudulent incidents also arise in such institutions. Yogesh Pal Singh said that this is why the operations of coaching centers in Delhi need to be brought under the regulatory process.

 

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