Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced that the government would pay the fees of the students who secure 85 percent or more in Class XII exams. Additionally, the government will also provide interest-free loans to the students who secure less than 85 percent in Class XII exams. These students will have a chance to secure admission in the national institutions. The CM assured that the government would take all the required steps for the implementation of the scheme.
The CM also mentioned about the fact that he himself along with other bureaucrats and ministers will teach at the government schools one day. This experiment will begin on January 28, 2017. Therefore, he directed all the ministers to take an active part in this initiative and make it a grand success.
He further announced that graduate students pursuing various courses in various government colleges across the state will have to follow and dress in a uniform from the next academic session. He also mentioned that the government would hold board examinations for Class V & Class VIII.
Nowadays, various state governments are taking extensive welfare measures for the students. Recently, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana governments announced overseas scholar scheme for SC/ ST and OBC students.
Similarly, the Central government is going to establish National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) in Haryana where students belonging to SC/ ST will have access to free education.
In the ongoing Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, a total number of 157 MoUs have being signed in the field of education.