Students get stipends through mobile banking

Dhaka,  Sun,  25 June 2017
Published : 16 Apr 2017, 20:50:34
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Students get stipends through mobile banking

A programme to distribute stipends among students through mobile banking was launched on Sunday.

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid formally inaugurated the programme at the International Mother Language Institute auditorium.

The students of Patgram Hujur Uddin Govt. Girls High School in Lalmonirhat received their stipend money through video conferencing during the programme.

The stipend money is being sent to the poor and meritorious students through Agrani Bank Limited and bKash under the Secondary Education Sector Investment Progarmme (SESIP) of the government.

Chaired by Director General of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Directorate Dr SM Wahiduzzman, the event was addressed, among others, by secretary of the Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Division Md Sohrab Hossain, ADB acting country director Cai Li, SESIP joint programme director Abu Syeed Sheikh, Agrani Bank managing director Ismail Hossain and bKash chief executive officer Kamal Kader.

Speaking on the occasion, Nahid said the government is providing stipend among students across the country under different progammes while students of 54 upazilas of 17 districts will get stipends under the SESIP.
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