Telangana Fee Reimbursement Scheme also called as Post Matric Scholorship is a student education sponsorship Programme by Government of Telangana.
It supports students belonging to economically weaker sections in the state.
In before state formation 2012-13, more than 600,000 students in professional colleges were covered under the scheme, including around 150,000 students in engineering colleges.
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From 2013 to 2014, the government has made Aadhaar number mandatory for students availing the scholarship.
The Fee Reimbursement programme was started in 2008 during the tenure of Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy The government spent Rs.2,000 crore in 2008-09 and shot up to Rs.5, 000 crore in 2012-13.
The scheme covers students pursuing professional courses like engineering, medicine, MBA, MCA, B Ed etc. Engineering gets Rs 52,000 funding per year. But Degree has giving only 10,000
Telangana Fee Reimbursement Scheme
Chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday announced that the government will follow the old fee reimbursement scheme.
CM K Chandrasekhar Rao said there were extensive discussions and debates on several issues including the FAST scheme. In the end, the government decided to remove all confusion over the scheme and be liberal in view of the possible anguish among students and parents.
Hence it decided to stick to the old fee reimbursement programme. Chandrasekhar Rao said of the Rs 1,862 crore dues left by the previous government, his administration had already cleared Rs 1,000 crore and the cabinet decided to release the balance amount of Rs 862 crore with immediate effect.
“With this, all the previous fee dues will be cleared. The government will soon take a decision on paying the current year dues in tranches,” Chandrasekhar Rao said.
Telangana Fee Reimbursement Guidelines
CM KCR said As far as the fee reimbursement programme is concerned, the state government will follow the existing guidelines.
The government’s decision effectively removes all confusion over the issue of eligibility of students from Andhra Pradesh for the fee reimbursement scheme.
As per the guidelines of the previous scheme, any student who has studied consecutively in Telangana for seven years would be eligible for fee reimbursement.
The scheme primarily is aimed at students from the economically backward communities.
For more information visit: https://telanganaepass.cgg.gov.in/
CM KCR Press meet on Fee Reimbursement