Rajasthan Board girl toppers will get cash prizes and scooties from the new academic session

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The Rajasthan government has announced that female students who have performed outstandingly in their final exams will be awarded cash prizes. This step is being taken in order to improve women’s education in the state.

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The Rajasthan government has announced that female students who have performed outstandingly in their final exams will be awarded cash prizesĀ  while class 12 toppers and ‘Varishtha Upadhyay’ exam toppers among girls will also receive a scooty as a reward. This step is being taken in order to improve women’s education in the state. The scheme will come into affect in the coming academic session of 2017-18.

Who is eligible for the award?

As per a TOI report, female students from classes 8, 10 and 12, studying at schools affiliated with the Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education (RBSE), will be eligible for the awards. To be eligible for the scheme, students need to be studying under the RBSE.

District toppers will require a score of at least 60 per cent to avail the reward.

(Read: Rajasthan Class 12 (Arts) BSER Exam 2017: Result declared, know how to check)

Cash prize

  • Rs 40,000 will be provided to class 8 female toppers
  • Rs 75,000 will be provided to class 10 female toppers
  • Rs 1 lakh will be provided to class 12 female toppers

Certificates to be provided on Basant Panchami

School Education Minister Vasudev Devnani said that all meritorious female students will be presented with certificates during award ceremonies which will be held in each district on Basant

[Source”timesofindia”]