New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): The Human Resource and Development (HRD) Ministry has announced a cash award of Rs. one lakh each to about 200 meritorious students, who have passed Class 12th this year in the government schools affiliated to CBSE.
Union HRD Minister Dr. M.M. Pallam Raju, who approved this here last evening, expressed satisfaction over the CBSE Class 12th result.
He said the pass percentage this year is 82.10 percent, which is highest in the last five years.
The students who have studied from classes 9th to 12th and have passed the class 12th exam this year in the government schools affiliated to CBSE and run by the state government will be eligible.
The announcement said out of 200 rewards, 50 each would be for the students from science, commerce, humanity and vocational streams.
The names of awardees will be announced in one month's time. (ANI)