CBSE asks schools not to sell books and uniforms

The Economic Times NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked its affiliated schools across the country to shut down shops selling textbooks, stationery, schoolbags, uniforms, shoes and similar articles within their premises. The board asked schools on Thursday to strictly comply with its affiliation byelaws and "not indulge in commercial activities". This includes sales through "selected vendors". The directive comes close on the heels of the board's effort to make schools follow NCERT textbooks and created an online link for schools to raise demand for these books in February this year.
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