Based on the suggestions provided by the Central Board of Secondary Education advisory, the Delhi High Court has given the direction to the CBSE Affiliated schools in howrah such schools should not engage in any commercial activities inside the school premises. Acting on complaints of parents that the schools are forcing them to buy different items from school premises. Such items are stationery, books, and uniforms from selective shops or counters opened in the schools the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has circulated an advisory to all the schools affiliated under it not to indulge in such commercial activities.
An authority, at Sudhir Memorial Institute Liluah, one of the cbse affiliated schools in howrah, also believes that schools should be present for the purpose of education & they unanimously support the High Court’s decision. The parents are instructed not to buy textbooks, notebooks, uniforms, etc from within the premise or from other vendors only.