Dimapur, June 12: The Dimapur Naga Students’ Union (DNSU) has appealed to the state Government to make some relaxation for the border areas of Dimapur where thousands of students are stranded and unable to come to Dimapur for admission and various other purposes due to closure of all entry points.
It also appealed to all schools (including CBSE board) /colleges (including Autonomous) as well not to charge an exorbitant amount for issuing prospectus/registration forms.
It said while some top educational institutions in Nagaland are charging maximum Rs 200-Rs 300 only, there are some that need to show leniency, and therefore, appealed to PCAN and ANPSA for intervention.
It reiterated its appeal to all educational institutions to give concessions on fees due to non-utility of resources for co-curricular activities and waiving/concession of fees. It also objected to deduction of full amount of fees without conducting any classes whatsoever and appealed to ANPSA and PCAN for intervention.
It appealed to Nagaland University to come out with clear cut information for all Under Graduate, Post Graduate and other related courses once and for all, so that the students would be prepared in all aspects for any eventuality as many would be going for further studies and are getting delayed for admission to their next classes.
It appealed to the educational institutions to identify parents who are daily wage earners and to waive or give concession on fees as their source of income are totally cut off and requests the intervention of fortunate parents towards the less fortunate to assist them in any way possible on humanitarian ground.
It also appealed to all educational institutions within its jurisdictions to be fully equipped to cater to the needs of the students in imparting education at these difficult times.
It further appealed to the educational institutional not to delay payment of its employees’ salary as they depend on the same for survival.
DNSU also appeal to hostels managed by both private and educational institutions not to charge fees as the accommodations are not in use.
It informed that general public about the Nagaland Board of School Education, General Rules, Chapter V (1) Managing Committee for registered institutions and said if parents are not part of the committee, they can question the authority about it for transparency as parents also play an integral part in uplifting the educational institutions.
The DNSU further appealed to all the parents to be considerate as well towards the educational institutions on their end as they are also saving financially through their children in terms of conveyance fare/fuel, pocket money, tiffin expenses and many others. (Page News Service)