The Assam 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.
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.
In today’s #AssamCabinet, several key decisions were taken regarding distribution of scooters to meritorious students, increase in salary of Assistant Professors, a new hotel in Kaziranga and guidelines on issuance of caste certificates. pic.twitter.com/NV3Decz8ES— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) October 19, 2022
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 Wednesday.
Announcing the cabinet decisions, Assam 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.