Since the outbreak of Covid19, the private education sector has suffered a loss of Rs 300 Cr in Kashmir – The Dispatch

SRINAGAR: Since the outbreak of Covid-19, the private education sector in Kashmir has suffered a loss of Rs 300 Crore

According to the sources, “Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in 2020 which led to the closure of educational institutions, private schools in the Kashmir Valley have suffered a loss of over Rs 300 Crores.”

They said that among the tangible declines, significant losses were seen among schools that took advantage of bus services or expanded infrastructure and regular maintenance.

Citing the survey, National Independent School Alliance (NISA), a teacher said there was an 84% loss in learning outcomes for teachers and students, including instructional training, academic loss, growth children in terms of rubrics

Citing figures from private coaching institutes, sources said that more than seventy thousand students benefit from private coaching and in Srinagar alone, 30-40,000 students receive private lessons or coaching for exams. entry and competitions.

“During this season, more than Rs 150 crore has been charged by the private coaching centers which includes an advance of Rs 100 crore,” he said.

He said: ‘How the government is allowing private coaching centers to collect fees even after knowing that the Covid-19 lockdown was underway due to the increase in positive cases.

“On average, private coaching centers charge Rs 5,000 to 25,000 to complete 9th and 10th standards programs and when it comes to coaching for 11th and 12th standards, private coaching centers charge Rs 30,000 to 15 000.0,” he said. For entry coaching of NEET and JEE, the coaching centers charge Rs 30,000 to 70,000,” he said.—(KNO)

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