Raj to award laptops to meritorious board students
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Last Updated: Monday, March 26, 2012, 19:08
  
Jaipur: Rajasthan government on Monday announced laptops for students securing positions in the state board examination.

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot in his budget speech announced the Rs 70-crore scheme under which top 10,000 students in secondary and senior secondary Rajasthan board examinations will be awarded laptops.

Besides, special learning laptops will be awarded to toppers of class-VIII exam in all the 24,000 government schools across the state.

Gehlot also announced to recruit 20,000 teachers and creation of 800 new Urdu teachers' posts.

Setting up of libraries in remaining 12,000 of the total 24,000 higher primary government schools, residential schools one each in Jodhpur and Kota for orphans, upgrading of higher primary government schools to secondary level in 79 gram panchayats where there is no secondary school were among other announcements he made for the education sector.

PTI


First Published: Monday, March 26, 2012, 19:08


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