Assam govt to give scooters and financial incentives to girl students: Himanta Sarma

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The Assam authorities will give scooters and financial incentives to girl college students to be sure that they attend courses frequently, Education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma stated.

The state authorities was at the moment distributing 22,000 two-wheelers to Class 12 girl college students who handed within the first division from the state board underneath the Pragyan Bharti Scheme, he stated at Sivasagar on Sunday.

The state authorities will incur an expenditure of Rs 144.30 crore for the aim.

The state authorities will present scooters to all girl college students who handed within the first division from the state board even when the quantity crosses a lakh, he stated.

Scooters will even be supplied to all girl college students who handed Class 12 examination within the first division in 2018 and 2019.

Financial incentives will even be supplied to all girl college students from college to post-graduate degree and the scheme could be launched by the tip of this month.

He stated that girl college college students could be given Rs 100 each day for every day in order that they attend college whereas an quantity of Rs 1,500 and Rs 2,000 shall be given to undergraduate and postgraduate college students respectively.

The minister additional stated that that they had plans to launch this scheme final 12 months but it surely was delayed due to the unfold of COVID-19.

The minster is on a go to to distribute scooters additionally participated in a cycle rally on Monday.

Meanwhile, attendance in colleges, which reopened on January one after being closed for practically 10 months due to COVID-19, was a lot larger on Monday than the primary two days.

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