Indira Shakti Fee Recharge Scheme-Rajasthan schemes

Indira Shakti Fee Recharge Scheme

State government will pay the fees of 9th – 12th class for girls studying in private schools under the right to education(RTE) Act.

The Rajasthan government will pay the fees to continue their studies from class 9 to 12.

This fee will be charged from ‘Indira Mahila Shakti Nidhi’.

Under RTE Act, private schools have to provide free education on 25% seats in classes 1 to 8 to children (6-14 years) of economically weaker section. The fees of these students of various disadvantaged sections are paid by the government to the schools. Such children, especially the girl child, have to drop out of private school or education after class 8, because of families with weak economic backgrounds.

Rajasthan is the leading state to implement such a scheme.

In order to encourage and protect the education of the girl child, the Government of Rajasthan has started this scheme for the girls studying under RTE till class 8 to continue free education from class 9 to 12.

It is being started from the academic session 2022-23 itself.

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