Assam government to provide free scooters to meritorious students. The government has decided to give away free scooters to 35,800 meritorious students (girls and boys) who successfully passed the higher secondary (Class 12) examination this year.
It is mentioned that the scooters will be given to 29,748 girls who secured 60% and above marks and 6,052 boys students who secured 75% and above.
Assam Government To Provide Free Scooters
It is mentioned that the decision was taken during the state cabinet meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma at Janata Bhawan in Guwahati on October 19.
In this regard, Minister Jayanta Malla Baruah said, “Scooter distribution ceremonial programme will be held from November 30 and the inaugural programme will be held in Kamrup (Metro) and Kamarup district.”
Furthermore, the Higher Education department will provide financial assistance for registration and insurance to beneficiaries through nodal principals as part of the proposal.