SunstarTV Bureau: Chhattisgarh has become the first state in the country to provide online funds to private schools.
School Education Minister, Dr. Premasai Singh Tekam had transferred Rs 101 core of tuition fee directly to the bank accounts of 4473 private schools across the state under the Right to Education Act, on Wednesday.
In addition to this, Chhattisgarh became the first state where 51,985 students have been enrolled in schools during the pandemic and the funds have been sent online in a systematic manner. So far, over 3.5 lakh students have been benefited under the Right to Education Act.
The following model is also being adopted in other states like Odisha, Jharkhand and Assam.
On the occasion, Tekam said that for the first time in Chhattisgarh, the amount of Right to Education has been disbursed in an online mode.