Assam Govt To Give Girls Rs 100 Per Day To Attend School

Dispur: Assam government has decided to give girl students Rs 100 for every day they attend schools, informed state Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

He added that the government would deposit Rs 1,500 and Rs 2000, respectively, for undergraduate and postgraduate students, in their bank accounts by the end of January so that they can use the money to buy books.

The education minister said that the government would continue to give two-wheelers to girl students even if one lakh of them pass the Class 12 board exam in the first division. The government will spend Rs 144.30 crore to buy motorbikes for 22, 245 girls who passed the Class 12 board exam in the first division.

Meanwhile, the education minister has also announced that the Assam HSLC or Class 10 Board Examinations would be conducted from May 11, 2021.

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