rajmohalla: principal booked for removing students from online classes | Indore News

ByMike V. Cooper

Mar 25, 2022
Indore: The headmaster of a private girls’ school in the Rajmohalla area has been convicted of allegedly withdrawing students from online lessons and periodic class tests due to non-payment of fees last year, it has been reported the police on Friday.
A case under Section 75 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 2015 has been filed against the Principal of Chhatripura Police Station School for neglecting underage pupils under his responsibility – nearly eight months after the incident was reported.
Chhatripura Police Station Chief Pawan Singhal said, “We have received a complaint from a parent identified as Rajesh Bidpoliya against Abha Jauhri, Principal of Shri Cloth Market Vaishnav Bal Mandir Girls Higher Secondary School, Rajmohalla, regarding the withdrawal of his pupil from online courses.
Singhal said an investigation report received from the DEO’s office also showed that around eight of these girls from off-board grades like 7th, 4th, 9th and 11th, were removed from classes in line because their parents could not afford the academic session fees. during the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in July 2021.
He said students were not allowed to participate in periodic classroom testing for about four to five months.
“The parents had approached the authorities of the district education department and requested to intervene. After which, an investigation was carried out by the district education officer in this matter, and the investigation report became the basis of FIR’s registration against the school principal,” Singhal said. while adding that a case under section 75 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 2015 has been registered and they have launched an investigation. The school principal, however, did not respond to attempts to contact her. TNN