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Jun 23, 2019
7:42AM

Odisha govt decides to provide transportation cost to students

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In a bid to improve attendance in schools in Odisha, thestate government has decided to provide transportation cost to students whostay more than a kilometre away from their schools.

Officials said, only students with an attendance of more than30 per cent will get the transportation allowance. The decision was taken at areview meeting chaired by School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash.

He said the cash incentive will be given to parents for 10months in a year. Students having more than 75 per cent attendance will get 600rupees per month as travel expense, while students with 50 to 75 per centattendance will get  400 rupees per month.

Similarly, 300 will be given to students with attendancebetween 50 to 70 per cent. The state government has also decided to close down966 schools across the state since there are less than 10 students in each ofthese schools. The students of these schools will be relocated to other schools.


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