‘Strict measures against institutions taking extra fees’

Published: January 11, 2019 18:43:22 | Updated: January 15, 2019 17:14:54

Newly-appointed Education Minister Dipu Moni said strict measures would be taken against educational institutions if they charge students extra fees.

She gave the warning while exchanging post-election greetings in Chandpur sadar upazila on Friday afternoon, reports UNB.

Moni said charging excessive fees for examination was an offense.

"Steps will be taken against [educational institutions] if we get evidence of realising extra fee," she said. "We are ready to face challenges and do everything to ensure quality education."

Additional Deputy Commissioner Shawkat Osman, Sadar Upazila Executive Officer Kaniz Fatema, Additional Superintendent of Police Jahid Parvez Chowdhury, district Awami League President Nasir Uddin Ahmed, General Secretary Abu Naeem Patwari Dulal, Vice President JR Wadud Tipu, among others, were present.

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