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This school charges 'planting trees' as fee by guardians


This school charges 'planting trees' as fee by guardians

Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh, Dec 18 (ANI): In a unique initiative, a school in Chhattisgarh's Ambikarpur is providing primary education to students on a meagre payment of planting trees as fee. At least 35 students between the age group of four to five are studying in this school named 'Shiksha Kuteer'.

An initiative of a group of local professionals and businessmen, the school requires the students' guardians to plant a sapling each and personally care for it. The school has received an overwhelming response from the villagers who are glad that their children are quality English medium education.

In case a plant dies, the parents are required to plant another one in its place. At least 700 saplings have been planted across the village over the last year.

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