Assam govt to bear educational expenses of BPL students


Guwahati: Assam government will bear educational expenses of students belonging to below poverty line (BPL) families under a new scheme to be launched soon, said Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday.

Gogoi in a statement said under the new scheme students from BPL families securing at least second division in board and council examinations would be entitled to get all educational expenses from the state Government so that they can pursue their studies.

BPL students can send their particulars to Chief Minister’s Office and e-mail ids cmtarungogoi@gmail and, the statement added.