Itanagar: Altogether 100 meritorious students will get laptops and cash awards under Chief Ministers Talent Search Award during the state government`s first ever `Vikash Rally` here Saturday.
The state government has allocated Rs four crore to the education department for cash award to meritorious students as per eligibility during 2013-14.
Rs three crore have been provided to the Planning Department for the purchase of laptops for students who have already been provided with cash awards during 2011-12 and 2012-13, official sources said today.
The state government is organizing the rally to highlight the achievement of the Nabam Tuki-led Congress government in the state. The rally also marks the completion of two year of the present government under Tuki who had assumed the office on November 1, 2011.
Also, selected farmers would be provided with tools and equipments and unemployed youths would get 16 tourist cabs, the sources said.