On Wednesday Delhi government on told the HC that management quota for nursery admissions in private schools was ‘inherently prone to misuse’, which led it to step in and fragment it.
“When there is something inherently prone to misuse, state as administrator can say don’t do it. organization quota is a criterion which is prone to misuse,” said the Delhi government. Under a 2007 order of the Lieutenant Governor .The assent was made in response to a query by a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath as to how private schools can be reserved from misusing management quota when they are entitled to it,
After trial point of view of both sides, the bench kept its decision on the government’s plea demanding a single judge order of the high court staying the discarding of the management quota and certain other criteria.
Private held schools contend that the Delhi government’s January 6 order discard the management quota was not issued by the LG or under any act, and ‘ran foul’ of the LG’s 2007 order.
The court observed that due to lack of good schools in Delhi, people were being enforced to go to Noida where it was easy to get admission.
The high court said the government need to show that private unaided schools were in commercialization and profiteering by way of the management quota and asked the basis for such accusation.
The government assured that they have complaints from several parents that some schools have asking donation fees. The government said it has issue show cause notices to a few schools which had involved in such activity.
The government said that there were “instinctive contradiction” in the entire come up to of the single-judge who had approved the February 4 temporary order in which he had also given a prima facie view that the January 6 decision was taken without any authority of law.