Jharkhand Govt Scheme To Encourage Meritorious Students For Pursuing Higher Studies: CM
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren announced on Monday the launch of a reward scheme to encourage meritorious students to pursue higher education. The scheme offers cash rewards of up to Rs 3 lakh, a laptop, and a mobile phone to the top three rank holders of board examinations for Class 10 and Class 12.
Details of the Scheme
Under the scheme, students from any part of the country who top from a Jharkhand school will be rewarded by the state government. A total of 68 rank holders of exams conducted by the Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC), Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), and Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), as well as Jharkhand Olympiad toppers, were rewarded on the occasion. A sum of Rs 1.32 crore, laptops, and mobile phones were distributed among the awardees. The first rank holders in the Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations received Rs 3 lakh, second rank holders were given Rs 2 lakh, and third rank holders got Rs 1 lakh. “The government wants to lessen the initial financial burden of the families of meritorious students after the board examinations. So, we have rolled out the scheme,” said the chief minister at a prize distribution ceremony.
The Jharkhand government’s reward scheme is an initiative to motivate and encourage meritorious students to pursue higher education. The scheme is expected to reduce the financial burden on families and help students achieve their academic goals.