CBSE asks associated schools to go cashless from January
Author: Desk December 13, 2016
CBSE has asked all affiliated schools to go cashless in their transactions, including fee collection, from January 2017.
On Saturday ,the education board issued circular to all the 18,000 schools under it asking them to collect fees from students either online or through non-cash mode from the next quarter to reduce cash transactions.
The Circular also focussed its affiliated schools to disburse salary to staff through bank transfers. Schools will also have to make all payments for availing various services, procurements, wages to contractual workers and other transactions in non-cash mode.
The board has already introduced e-payment facilities for all functionaries.
It also encourage the use of top-up cards in canteens and ask parents to buy uniforms and books through cashless modes.
According to the sources, cash payments will not be accepted for paying the fee at Kendriya Vidyalayas.
and all affiliated private schools.