Dhaka: 10:03 AM, Thu, 20 Jun, 2019

82,500 students get primary scholarships

Amirul : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2019-03-24 4:28:24 PM     ||     Updated: 2019-03-25 7:25:01 PM

Secretariat Correspondent: The government has published the list of the students who secured scholarships in the Primary Education Completion (PEC) Examinations held in 2018.

Like several previous years, this time too, a total of 82,500 students have got the scholarships in the PEC examinations.

State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Md Zakir Hossain came up with the information while talking to reporters at the secretariat on Sunday.

Among the total scholarship recipients, 33,000 students got scholarship under talent pool while 49,500 under general category.

He said the scholarship was introduced to flourish talents among students and prevent drop out.

Among them, who got scholarships under talent pool will receive Tk 300 per month while those under general category will get Tk 225 per month. They will get the scholarships for three years from class VI to VIII, he added.

The list of scholarship recipients is available on the Primary Education Department website www.dpe.gov.bd.

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