Maharashtra state government issues show-cause notices to 10 Mumbai schools classified as “minority schools”
- The notices have arrived as officials claim the schools have not enrolled any minority students in the last three years in flagrant violation of the 51% admissions quota required for the special designation.
- Schools designated as “minority schools” receive special government assistance with infrastructure.
- Four of the ten schools are designated for either the Christian and Parsi communities, with the rest identified in association with the Jain community.
- Maharashtra has 2,490 educational institutions with minority status designations.
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