Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh (File Image)
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh (File Image)

Schools with boarding facility to be established for poor, says Uttarakhand CM 

ANI | Updated: Mar 03, 2019 22:08 IST

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], March 3 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Sunday announced that schools with boarding facility will be setup in the state to benefit children belonging to poor families. 
In another major announcement, he also said that there would be 5 per cent reservation for orphans in government jobs in Uttarakhand.
Earlier on February 18, Rawat had presented the state's annual budget of Rs 48,663.90 crore for 2019-20 in the Vidhan Sabha with an emphasis on doubling farmers’ income by 2022.
Under agriculture and co-operation, the budget has Rs 450 crore, which would benefit more than 90 per cent farmers of the state through the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme, said Chief Minister Rawat. (ANI)

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