Rajasthan govt announces transport fare and financial aid for student
The Rajasthan government has announced a transport fare of Rs 20 per day for girl students.
The transport fare will be applicable for students travelling to schools and colleges.
The government has also announced financial aid of Rs 25,000 per annum for agriculture students.
The financial aid will be provided to students pursuing courses in agriculture and allied subjects.
The aid will be given to students studying in government and private colleges.
The government aims to encourage more students to take up agriculture courses.
The move is expected to benefit around 1.5 lakh students in the state.
The government has allocated a budget of Rs 1,000 crore for the scheme.
The scheme is expected to be implemented from the next academic session.
The government has also announced a scheme to provide free sanitary pads to girl students in government schools.