New Delhi : Rolling out positive news day after day the Delhi Government will bear the cost of Class 10 and 12 examination fees. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Tuesday.
The decision was taken by the Delhi government following an announcement of a fee hike by the Central Board of Secondary Education.
Sisodia also said the government is in discussion with CBSE to roll back the fee hike. On Monday, the board announced that the burden of the fee hike will not be passed on to SC/ST students in city government and aided schools as the state government will pay the board. “Students in Delhi government schools and aided schools will not have to pay any fees for CBSE Class 10, 12 exams.
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The state government of Delhi will bear the entire cost for all categories of students, modalities being worked out, “Sisodia told news agency PTI on the sidelines of an event. “The government of Delhi is in process of discussing with CBSE to roll back the fee hike. Irrespective of what happens, no child will have to bear the burden of registration fees as the government will bear that,” he added.