Bengal Chief Minister at public meeting and cycle distribution to class IX students at Siliguri
LIVE : Extract from West Bengal's CM Mamata Banerjee's speech today at Margaret School in Siliguri:
» We had distributed Sabuj Sathi cycles to students of Classes X, XI, XII earlier. Today we distributed cycles to students of Class IX.
» We want our students to excel in education. These cycles will empower them.
» 35 lakh girls have been registered under Kanyashree. It is the No. 1 project for empowerment of girl child.
» We have increased the financial assistance under Sikkhashree scheme.
» We want the students to stand on their feet in future.
» We have allocated Rs 200 Cr for a merit cum means scholarship named after Swami Vivekananda.
» My advance greetings to Maa, Mati, Manush on the occassion of Durga Puja. May Maa Durga bless us all.