Karbi Anglong: KAAC, KSU gives financial assistance to ST-H exam candidates
Diphu, Feb. 14 (EMN): Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) in collaboration with Karbi Students’ Union (KSU) gave financial assistance to 65 Scheduled Tribe Hills (ST-H) aspirants to support them in their study expenses for the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) Combined Competitive Examination (CCE) mains examination on Monday.
The ceremonial distribution was held at KAAC Conference.
During the distribution programme, KAAC Chief Executive Member (CEM) Tuliram Ronghang stated, “As a token of gratitude, the authority of KAAC is providing financial assistance to ST (H) candidates, who are appearing for APSC mains examination in order to meet their study and travelling expenses”.
The CEM also said that KAAC would introduce free coaching for preparation of UPSC examinations. “Experts will be hired to give coaching to the students. All expenses will be borne by KAAC”, he said.
KSU, President Rustom Rongphar appreciated the initiative taken up by KAAC CEM, Tuliram Ronghang.
MP Horensing Bey also highlighted and said that due to the prevailing autonomous state movement in Karbi Anglong in the 1990’s, education was pushed back.
“Now youths have become more aware of their education with competitive spirit in mind. Many have gone to appear for various competitive examinations and studying in various lines. The initiative of CEM need to be appreciated for bringing back the educational atmosphere and giving encouragement to youths to excel in education”, the MP said.
Earlier, the CEM also distributed cheque of INR five lakh each to 39 the next kin of the deceased family members, who were killed during the 2003, 2005 and 2013 ethnic clash in Borjan, Singhason and Lumbajong areas in Karbi Anglong district.