Guwahati, June 7: Assam Education Minister Dr. Himanta BIswa Sarmah today declared that all admissions from HS up to PG level including medical, engineering, polytechnic courses for the academic year 2010-2021 will be absolutely free. This provision has been made brcause of the situation arising out of COVID -19 pandemic so as to provde relief for families of these students. The minister also mentioned that all admission prospectus would be provided free for the convenience of all students.
A unique and innovative programme called VIDYADAAN was also launched by the government of Assam. VIDYADAAN will serve as a platform for anyone to donate knowledge on any subject. The knowledge donated will be hosted as e-content for children from class 1 to 12 ensuring continuity of quality learning across the country.
The Education MInister also stated that u
The Education MInister also stated that under Anundoram Barooah Award students who have passed the HSLC examination this year with distinction and star marks will be rewarded Rs 20,000 in their bank accounts in DBT mode instead of a laptop. The students will be free to purchase computers of their choice with the money.