Karnataka likely to stop reimbursing school fee of RTE quota students

ANI | Updated: Dec 10, 2017 19:24 IST

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], December 10 (ANI): Under pressure to save government schools from closure, Karnataka government may do away with the fee reimbursement scheme. It was implemented under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009.

Under RTE, the state government pays the fees of underprivileged students, enrolled in private schools under the 25% quota. Karnataka is, at present, mulling over the termination of the reimbursement, leaving private schools to face the burden.(ANI)