Cabinet approves proposal to pay exam fee of students
| Thursday | 19th September, 2019
New Delhi, September 18The Delhi Cabinet on Wednesday approved the government’s proposal of paying the CBSE examination fees for class X and XII students of its schools, a move that will cost the dispensation Rs 57 crore.
Around 3.14 lakh students studying in government and aided schools besides the Patrachar Vidyalaya will be benefited by the initiative.
“The Cabinet in its meeting on Wednesday chaired by the Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal approved the Department of Education’s proposal that the Delhi Government will pay the CBSE examination fees of class X and XII students of government, government aided schools, including taken over schools and Patrachar Vidyalayas,” a senior government official said.
“The Cabinet decision will benefit around 3.14 lakh students, at a cost of around Rs 57 crore to the government,” he added.
The government had announced that it would pay the fee following fee hike by the Central Board of secondary Education (CBSE) notified last month.
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