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.
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