Assam scooters

Guwahati, Oct 20: The Assam government will distribute scooters amongst almost 36,000 meritorious students, mostly girls, who’ve exceeded this year’s better secondary examinations.

A suggestion for enforcing the programme on the price of ₹258.9 crores turned into exceeded via way of means of the State cupboard on Wednesday, Education Minister Ranoj Pegu instructed newshounds after its assembly chaired via way of means of Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

A total of 35,800 students — 29,748 ladies who secured first department and 6,052 boys who secured 75% marks — get the scooters, he said.


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The Department of Higher Education may also offer monetary help for registration and coverage to the students, he added.

The cupboard additionally determined to hike the month-to-month remuneration of assistant professors operating for constant pay in provincialized schools to ₹55,000, the minister said.

The cupboard determined the hints for issuing certificates to hill tribes in plains and simple tribes in hills, Tourism Minister Jayanta Malla Baruah said.

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, he said.

To increase tourism, it turned into additionally determined that a motel could be advanced in Kaziranga via way of means of the Hyatt Group, Baruah said.