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capitation

a tax levied on the basis of a fixed amount per head
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Finally, there is a discussion on the socio-political and educational implications of the capitation fee phenomenon-how it reflects persisting inequalities and the elitist base of the education system while lowering educational standards.
Even after faring well and scoring commendable marks, most of these students don't get admission into their preferred course and colleges since the one paying donation and capitation fees manages it.
A* If any school would be found charging capitation fee--directly or indirectly in any form-- it shall be punishable for fine up to 10 times of the capitation fee or `5 lakh, whichever is more.
The Council has informed that in 02 cases, wherein collection of capitation fee was proved, it has imposed stiff penalties and directed refund of the capitation fee amount.
Fine for charging capitation fee will be up to 10 times the capitation fee accepted
Describing capitation fee as a "malaise" to society, HRD minister Kapil Sibal said an FIR would be lodged for such offences and "people will be prosecuted without fear and favour".
But the health agency is due another [euro]2million in "ghost payments" from GPs who had received capitation fees in respect of deceased medical card holders.
This should come as a point of reflection for the countless parents, especially the non-resident ones, who are determined to push their children to join an engineering college after their 12th standard, often by paying huge capitation fees.
The capitation fees collected by private colleges, on management quota seats in professional courses, last year was around Rs 5,953 crore, the report estimates.
A few Indians who can afford to keep their families in the Gulf start sending them back as soon as children complete their initial schooling just to avoid the huge capitation fees or donations fleeced from them in case their children stay-put with the mediocre school education that partly exists in some Gulf cities.
Otherwise," Prahlad notes, "they can't justify their hefty capitation fees.
50 YEARS AGO: The Chairman of the Wolverhampton Health Executive Council, Ald W Lowley, at yesterday's annual meeting of the council, urged a reduction in doctor's lists, with, if necessary, increased capitation fees, to give general practitioners more time to look after the welfare of patients.