Recently the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced that the state government has decided to help poor and underprivileged students to by issuing funds for the same. Those students, who wish to pursue higher studies and achieve their dreams but couldn’t complete their dreams due to financial incapability, will now get chance to study further through this initiative by the CM under the ‘School Chale hum Abhiyan’.
Under the programme 17000 students would be provided laptops by the state government on securing above 85 percent marks in the board exams. The programme was launched in Silwani in Raisen where the Chief Minister said that students, who could not avail the same programme benefits last year, would be given laptops this year for their further studies. In order to travel long distances for tuitions and attending colleges, the students would be given Cycles by the government as well. The programme would provide money for uniform and books for the students as well.
Satisfied with this year’s board results the Chief Minister stated that the quality of education in the state has improved as pass percentage of the board examination students in the state aided schools have risen. This year over 57 percent students from government schools have passed their board exams while 49 percent students from private schools have cleared the examination.
Under the programme, not only children with poor family income get benefited but those who are orphan and could not support their education would also come under its ambit. The government would take care of their future education, stated Chouhan.