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Manipur government approves Rani Gaidinliu Nupi Singi Scheme for girl students

Girl students in their Class XI belonging to lower income group will receive Rs 25,000 over a period of two years to complete their secondary education: CM Biren

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 12 Jul 2022, 6:43 am

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The Manipur government on Sunday approved the Rani Gaidinliu Nupi Singi Scheme which will facilitate financial grant for girl students coming from lower income group studying in Class-XI in Manipur.

Chief Minister N Biren Singh said under the Rani Gaidinliu Nupi Singi Scheme, girl students in Class-XI belonging to lower income group will receive Rs 25,000 over a period of two years to complete their secondary education.

“As promised in the election manifesto, the state cabinet has approved the Rani Gaidinliu Nupi Singi Scheme, wherein girl students in their Class XI belonging to lower income group will receive Rs 25,000 over a period of 2 years to complete their secondary education,” Biren tweeted on Sunday.

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Recently, of the 39,233 HSLC exam 2022 candidates, 19,146 girls appeared in the examination. While the total pass percentage was 76 per cent, the pass percentage of boys was 76.11 per cent and that of girls was 76.46 per cent.

It may be mentioned that this year, no students from government-run schools made it to the toppers list. While the reason for it is not clear, many attribute it to shortage of teaching staff in the schools.

Meanwhile, the chief minister held a review meeting with works minister and the officials concerned to discussed the progress of the construction of the New Secreteriat Complex in Imphal.

"Held a review meeting with Hon’ble Works Minister and the officials concerned to discussed the progress of the construction of the New Secreteriat Complex," the chief minister said on Sunday in a Twitter post.

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First published:10 Jul 2022, 9:37 am

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