We are already 7 days from the start of the new school year 2023-2024 and we have good news for students in Romania. According to the governors, money will be given from the state for clothing and supplies. Read on and find out under what conditions.
The Ministry of Education has good news for students in Romania
In three different communiqués, plus one from the Ministry of Finance and that of European Investments, the new school year 2023-2024, which began on September 11, will benefit from several sums of money, part of it intended for endowment of school units through PNRR projects.
Also find out: How much are student scholarships worth in the 2023-2024 school year. When will children receive the money for September and October
Other amounts are for local budgets”for the financing of works for the arrangement of sanitary facilities in educational institutions”, and amounts allocated to the provision of rural educational institutions with electric minibuses that will benefit approximately 213,000 students.
It is good news in Romania for students, especially for those who until now had great problems in going to school or benefiting from decent conditions from the point of view of sanitary groups.
The total amounts amount to approximately 252 million euros, part of the money coming through PNRR, and following some projects announced by Ligia Deca in the days following the start of the school year.
MIPE announces that money will be given from the state for clothing and supplies
The current minister, Adrian Câciu, who played the role of Finance with Marcel Boloș, announced the submission of a new normative act that seeks to extend social programs for a certain social category of children and adolescents.
The project is currently under public debate and envisages the granting of social vouchers to students from disadvantaged backgrounds for the purchase of clothing and supplies for the new school year 2023-2024.
Read also: Money is given before school starts. Who receives the 500 lei vouchers from the state
According to the proposed normative act, the value of these vouchers would amount to 500 lei and they would be granted only once a year.
The minister also says that it is necessary to continue this social program “In order to mitigate the risk of early school leaving, it is necessary to continue the National Support Scheme for the most disadvantaged students (SNSED) – Social Program “Supporting children from disadvantaged families by granting social vouchers, on electronic support, for educational support” , implemented through POAD 2014-2020″.
Social vouchers, good news in Romania for students
In justification of the new normative act, it is also specified what would be the total number of beneficiaries of these 500 lei vouchers, being 410,000 children, preschoolers and primary, secondary and preschool students. As in the case of the program carried out during the last school year, this year too the following beneficiaries are considered:
“Disadvantaged children from preschool state education enrolled in state education who meet the conditions, in July of each year, for obtaining the educational support granted to children from disadvantaged families according to Law no. 248/2015 and those in primary and secondary state education who meet the income criteria established in the National School Supplies Program, according to Government Ordinance no. 33/2001 and Law no. 126/2002, respectively who come from families with an average income of a maximum of 50% of the gross minimum basic salary per country”, the project also states.
Find out details about: Breaking news about education vouchers. When the money reaches the students
As in the past, the amounts will be distributed in the form of nominal cards, and educational institutions will have the obligation to inform parents of the eligibility conditions and provide them with the forms which, once completed, will have to contain certain data, such as would be the composition of the family and the income of the parents.
After submitting these applications (forms), MIPE will receive the lists of those eligible through the Special Telecommunications Service and, subsequently, to the educational institutions where these future beneficiaries work.