Madhya Pradesh government has decided to waive off the fees
of students from nursery to PhD from the next academic year. This is done with
a view to provide impetus to SC students.
An announcement was made by the CM, Shivraj Singh Chauhan
that SC needs to focus on studies and not on fees. He said this while
addressing a gathering at Ravidas Kumbh, on the birth anniversary of Saint
Ravidas, on Monday. The government is ready to pay their tuition fees in the
colleges, which includes all the government engineering as well as medical
He further added that government would provide foreign study
assistance to 50 SC and ST students, increasing the number from 10.
Not only above, state government would provide new bicycles
to SC girl students, who are securing admission in class 11. This will promote
Another scheme will provide a 30 per cent subsidy; to a
maximum of three lakhs will be provided to dalits for setting up industries.
Parents of meritorious students were asked by CM to promote
higher education of their children.