Bhubaneswar: The Class X toppers from Keonjhar district were felicitated and provided with scholarship in a special function held at the Durbar Hall of the Collectorate.
Coming to stats, 27 students of the district secured A1 grade by scoring more than 90% in the examination. Out of this, 15 students including the top 5 rank holders are students of Government and Government-Aided schools in the district.
The District Collector cum Chairman and Managing Trustee of DMF, Ashish Thakare along with Keonjhar DEO presented the students with scholarship and wished them best for their future endeavours.
Thakare announced that all students from the Government and Government-Aided schools who performed well in the BSE examination will be awarded DMF HSC Scholarships ranging from Rs. 10,000 to Rs.40,000, according to the marks scored. He said that the collection of Bank Account details has already commenced, and the scholarship amount is being transferred through DBT to all the eligible students, by the office of the DEO Keonjhar. More than 1300 students in the district are expected to receive scholarships this year.
Thakare added that the initiatives taken the Government has paid rich dividends and has already helped the district achieve more than 98% transition of students from Class Vlll to lX this academic year.