Hyderabad, Feb 4 (INN): The Telangana Cabinet Sub-Committee will meet on February 11 to finalise the modalities for the implementation of fee reimbursement scheme in the State.
It may be mentioned that the Telangana Cabinet on January 30 had decided to scrap the Financial Assistance for Students of Telangana (FAST) and continue with the old fee reimbursement programme. The cabinet had also decided to release the arrears of Rs 862 crore to the colleges towards fee reimbursement.
According to Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari, who holds the Education Department portfolio, the Cabinet Sub-Committee would conduct a detailed review on the issue and finalise modalities to ensure that all poor students are covered under the scheme. He said that recommendations of sub-committee would be submitted to Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao for final approval.