Assam govt advises private schools to offer 25% concession in monthly fees


Guwahati: In view of COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, the Assam Government has advised all the private schools to offer at least 25 per cent concessions in monthly fees (pre-primary to XII) from May 1 till formal opening of school.

Taking to Twitter, Health, Finance and Education minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma wrote, “In view of #COVID19 pandemic, we’ve advised all private educational institutions to offer at least 25% concessions in monthly fees (pre-primary to XII), from May 1, 2020 till formal opening of schools. These institutions are saving substantial expenditure under various heads.”