The Government of Assam is going to launch a new scheme (Rs 100 A Day) to offer financial incentives to school students (Girls) so as to encourage them to attend their classes daily. A kind of initiative to promote the education of the girl child or woman empowerment, Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has said that every school-going girl student will get Rs 100 per day for attending classes.
Rs 100 A Day Scheme Details:
The Assam Government will spend Rs 144.30 crore for this (Rs 100 A Day) scheme. Himanta Biswa Sarma said the plan for 100 rupees a day would be announced later this month but did not discuss details such as the financial implications for the government for its implementation.
Pragyan Bharti Scheme:
The Assam Government is currently distributing more than 22,000 two-wheelers (Scooty) to Class 12 girl students who passed in the first division from the state board under the Pragyan Bharti Scheme, Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
The Education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma also said an amount of Rs 1,500 and Rs 2,000 will be deposited to the bank accounts of undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) students respectively by the end of January month to help them to purchase books and other study material.