Haryana government has decided to enhance the reimbursement of fee to the schools, providing admission to meritorious poor students under Section 134A of Haryana School Education Rules, 2003.
Haryana Education Minister, Ram Bilas Sharma, while interacting with the media persons in Chandigarh on Thursday, said that under Section 134A, students of classes II to V in private schools in rural areas which provide admission to meritorious poor students would be given Rs 300 per month and those in urban areas would be given Rs 500 per month as reimbursement. Similarly, students of classes VI to VIII in private schools in rural areas which provide admission to meritorious poor students would be given Rs 500 per month and those in urban areas would be given Rs 700 per month as reimbursement.
The Minister was presiding over a meeting with representatives of various associations of private school managements.
Interacting with media persons after the meeting, the Education Minister, said that recognition period of the private schools which have already been granted temporary recognition would be extended by one year.
The Minister said that a Coordination Committee comprising officers and private school operators has been constituted for redressal of problems being faced by the private schools. This Committee would meet at least once in a month, he added.