37 lakh school students in Assam to get free uniform

Guwahati, March 03: As many as 37 lakh school students in Assam shall avail free uniforms from the government, for which the Finance Department of the state has already released an amount of Rs 149 crore. State Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed that the per uniform cost would come around Rs 400.

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Students of both lower and upper primary government schools across the state shall be beneficiaries of the scheme which had come to a halt on 2014-15. However, the scheme has resumed from the current year. “The scheme shall continue in the coming years too” said Himanta Biswa Sarma.

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