Biren announces huge cash rewards for exam toppers

Pothashang News Service

Imphal, January 29, 2018: Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh has announced  cash awards of Rs. 5 lakhs, 4 lakhs and 3 lakhs for government schools students who secure the top three positions in the forthcoming metric and higher secondary examinations of the state board and council.

Those students who secure positions from 4th to 25th rank will be given Rs. 1 lakh each. For district toppers, cash awards of Rs 1 lakh, 50,000 will be given to those students who secured 1st and 2nd rank in the district, said the chief minister.

The chief minister made the announcement on Sunday at the “Well Wishing Ceremony” organised to wish all the students who are appearing in the forthcoming Board Examinations, 2018 at Hapta Kangjeibung, Imphal.

He also assured that there would be a uniform academic calendar for all the government and aided schools of the State from the Academic calendar 2018. “The students of government schools are no longer weak; they have won many awards in various National competitions”’ added the chief minister.


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