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MP govt waives off the fees of SC students from next session

education Updated: Feb 23, 2016 08:59 IST
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tuition fees in the government colleges

The SC students would be provided free education in the government colleges in MP.(HT file)

The students falling under the category of scheduled castes (SC) would be exempted from paying the tuition fees in all the government colleges from the upcoming session, announced Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at an event on Monday in Maihar.

Speaking at an event organized to celebrate birth anniversary of Saint Ravidas, chief minister said that the students of SC category need not to pay their tuition fees in the government colleges as the government will pay their fees in the colleges which includes all the government engineering as well as medical colleges. The students would be provided free education in the government colleges.

During the event he also said that the government would also open Gyanodaya Schools for the SC students in every division of the state.

Addressing the crowd, he said that the people should freely send their children for research and education as the state government would fully assist them in not only gaining education but also starting their own business.