21 C
Imphal
Thursday, December 8, 2022
No menu items!

Assam to distributes scooters to 36,000 meritorious students

The cabinet headed by the Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has approved Rs 258.9 crore for implementing the program.

Must Read

Guwahati: The Assam government will distribute scooters to nearly 36,000 meritorious students, mostly girls, who have passed this year’s higher secondary examinations.

The cabinet headed by the Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has approved Rs 258.9 crore for implementing the program.

- Advertisement -

Total 35,800 students, 29,748 girls who secured first division and 6,052 boys who secured 75 per cent marks will get the scooters, an official said.

The Department of Higher Education will also provide financial assistance for registration and insurance to the students, he added.

The cabinet also decided to hike the monthly remuneration of assistant professors working for fixed pay in provincialised colleges to Rs 55,000, the minister said.

The cabinet decided on the guidelines for issuing certificates to hill tribes in plains and plain tribes in hills.

The caste certificates will be issued by the deputy commissioners under ‘Mission Bhumiputra’ to help them avail economic, educational and employment benefits provided by the state government.

To boost tourism, it was also decided that a hotel will be developed in Kaziranga by the Hyatt Group.

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Russian, UAE presidents discuss bilateral cooperation over phone

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin and President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan...
- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -