In Assam, 1000 Scooties Given To Girls Who Excelled In Boards

Bharat Mahan

The Assam government on Friday distributed scooties to 1,000 girl students who had excelled in the State Board Class XII final examinations in 2017, with chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal saying it was one move on part of his government to accelerate the process of women empowerment in the state.

The government would also bear the expenses for registration and insurance of the scooties, Sarma announced.

The Sonowal government had on Thursday distributed over 3.32 crore free texbooks to government school students from the Primary to Class X by incurring a total expenditure of Rs 111.98 crore.

Read more of this in a report by Samudra Gupta Kashyap published in The Indian Express...

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