The Madras High Court has granted two more months to the School Education Secretary to inspect the Corporation Schools in the City and to file a report on their working conditions.
The First Bench of Chief Justice S.K. Kaul and Justice R. Mahadevan passed the interim orders on a public interest litigation (PIL) moved by V. Karthikeyan, Chennai district secretary of the Revolutionary Student Youth Front.
The PIL sought a direction to the government to implement a Government Order dated December 22, 2012, which stipulated providing basic facilities to government, government aided and private schools in the city and appointing a perennial committee to monitor its implementation.
When the matter came up, the bench was informed that D Rajendran, Joint Director of School Education,