January 4, 2021

Parimal Suklabaidya distributes free scooters to girl students in Silchar

Under Assam Govt's Pragyan Bharati Mission, scooters were distributed among the girl students who passed with first division in the Higher Secondary Examination in 2020 at a function held at Silchar Women's College on Sunday.

Assam Forest Minister Parimal Suklabaidya was present as the chief guest on the occasion along with MLAs of Cachar District from different constituencies and Women's College Principal Monoj Kumar Paul.

Minister Parimal Shuklavaidya further said that under the strong leadership of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Health-Education-Finance Minister Dr. Himanta Bishwa Sarma, there has been unprecedented development in the field of education in Assam.

So far 787 female students in the Cachar district received a scooter as an Award on the basis of their meritorious performance in HS examination 2020.

On December 20, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Education Minister Himanta Bishwa Sarma launched the flagship scheme at a program in Amingaon in the Kamrup district.

At least 22,245 students are being given scooters in this project of Pragyan Bharati.  The estimated cost of the project is around Rs 144 crore 30 lakh.

During the meeting, Dilip Kumar Paul said that the present government has given much importance to education.  He emphasized the importance of women's education.  Dilip Paul mentioned the various upcoming projects related to education by the State Government. The minister also asked the award-winning students to wear helmets and follow road safety.

Also Read: 497 Meghalaya made IMFL cases seized from LPG cylinder-laden lorry

You may also like

July 23, 2021
Bhageerathi Amma, the oldest equivalency course student passes away

Bhageerathi Amma returned to studies in 2019 and cleared her papers as a 105-year-old student Bhageerathi Amma, the oldest equivalency course student from Kerala, passed away at Prakkulam due to age-related ailments. A recipient of the Nari Shakti Puraskar, country's highest civilian honour for women, she was 107 when she died. She had cleared Class […]

July 23, 2021
Mamata Banerjee elected Trinamool Parliamentary Party chairperson

West Bengal 23: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was unanimously chosen as the chairperson of its Parliamentary Party placing her in a pivotal position to coordinate with the other opposition parties. After TMC’s victory in West Bengal Assembly elections in May this year, the party has been positioning itself as unifier for all opposition parties, a […]

July 23, 2021
Released Manipur scribe to move Supreme Court against NSA

His petition against sedition law is pending in apex court. Manipur journalist Kishorchandra Wangkhem, released after more than two months in jail, said he was considering petitioning the Supreme Court for scrapping the National Security Act (NSA). His petition against the sedition law is pending in the apex court. “I will talk to my lawyers […]

July 21, 2021
Border situation with Mizoram fragile: Assam CM

The chief ministers of the region will be present at a meeting of the North East Space Applications Centre (NESAC), to be chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said that the situation along the interstate border with Mizoram is currently “fragile” and it will take some time to resolve […]

Get The latest news, opinion and much more from north east part of India and India on Midage

linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram