The present government of the state is working on the development of women. Several initiatives have been taken to ensure that not a single girl in the state is deprived of education. Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath said this while inaugurating the programme of distribution of bicycles among the girls of different schools in Sonamura sub-division at Melaghar Town Hall under the initiative of the School Education Department At the programme, the Education Minister said the present government has spent a total of 33 crore 11 lakh rupees in providing bicycles to schoolgirls. The Education Minister said that during the previous government, bicycles were not given to all the schoolgirls.
The present government is distributing these bicycles among the girls from all sections of the society. He said that the present government of the state has given special importance to the promotion ofquality education. In order to educate the students in quality education, 9 Vidyajyoti schools have been opened in Sunamura sub-division alone. Moreover, it has been decided to open 8 model schools in 4 blocks of Sonamura sub-division under PM SHRI scheme.
MLA Subhash Das said at the programme that the State and Central Governments are giving efforts in various ways for women empowerment and their overall welfare. Director of Higher Education Department N.C Sharma spoke among others. District Education Officer Habul Lodh gave the welcome speech. Chairperson of Sepahijala Zila Parishad Supriya Das Dutta, Sonamura Sub-Divisional Magistrate Manik Lal Das etc. were also present at the programme. A total of 287 students of class 9from 8 schools of Sonamura Sub-Division were present at the programme. Bicycles were distributed among girl students