Assam government admits scholarship distribution scam; CID to probe

Assam government admits scholarship distribution scam; CID to probe

In a written reply to a query by AIUDF MLA Aminul Islam, Welfare of Minorities Minister Ranjit Dutta said in Assembly that already five persons have been arrested for their involvement in the scam. Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal (File photo)  |  Photo Credit: PTI Guwahati: The Assam government Friday admitted that a scam has taken place in the distribution of pre-matric scholarships to minority students and the investigation has been handed over to the CID. In a written reply to a query by AIUDF MLA Aminul Islam, Welfare of Minorities Minister Ranjit…

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Assam announces unfastened higher schooling for the poor

Assam announces unfastened higher schooling for the poor

GUWAHATI: Assam government nowadays announced unfastened education for college students with family income less than Rs one lakh in line with annum who’re taking admissions in higher secondary, three-year diploma and polytechnic diploma courses from this yr. “As a ways as my expertise goes, Assam is the first nation in India to make higher training unfastened for bad college students. There will be really no rate for those college students whose parents’ profits is much less than Rs 1 lakh a year,” Assam schooling Minister Himanta B ..

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