106 poor students get scholarship in

JOYPURHAT, A total of 106 students from poor

families were given scholarship in the district here today.

A cheque of Taka 12.72 lakh was distributed among the students in the

district aiming to continue their studies.

A non government organization in cooperation with PKSF organized the

scholarship money distribution ceremony at Joypurhat Sadar upazila premises.

As many as 45 students of first year at the HSC level were awarded the

scholarship while 61 students of second year got the scholarship. Each

student got Taka 12,000.

Officials of local administration and other organization concerned, among

others, addressed the function.

As part of the affirmative policy initiatives, speakers said, the

government has expanded stipend and scholarship for checking dropout rate

alongside continuation of studies of meritorious students of poor families.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)