Vagisha Kaushik|Sep 27, 2023
- Assam board to start new academic session from April 1; free textbooks in first week
Assam board to start new academic session from April 1; free textbooks in first week
Saying that the formal classroom teaching learning will begin on April 10, Ranoj Pegu said that the first week will consist of Utsaav Vidyarambha.
NEW DELHI: The Assam board will start the new academic session in its schools from April 1, 2023, the education minister of the state Ranoj Pegu announced. Students will also be provided free textbooks in the first week of April.
Saying that the formal classroom teaching learning will begin on April 10, Pegu said that the first week will consist of Utsaav Vidyarambha.
New Academic Session in our schools will start from 1st April. First week consists of Utsaav Vidyarambha as per the Academic Calendar. Formal classroom transactions will begin on 10 April. As earlier years, students will receive Free Textbooks in the 1st week of April.…— Ranoj Pegu (@ranojpeguassam) March 30, 2023
Meanwhile, the Assam government in a recent statement has said that it will celebrate March 31 as Student Day as a tribute to Upendra Nath Brahma, a social reformer. Several schemes will also be launched for students on that day. The Assam government will distribute 52,000 tablets to schools.
Under this initiative, the government added, girl students from minority communities will be eligible for scholarships from the state. A mobility grant is also introduced for girl students in undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
UG and PG students will also receive book grants. Schemes including incentives on mess dues and fee waiver grants to colleges will also be launched on March 31, 2023.
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