Cabinet Approves 120cr for Free Shoes and Socks for 48 lakh School Kids

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Bengaluru-Government Notification
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The State Cabinet had approved a grant of 120cr for fulfilling its promise of providing free shoes and socks for children studying in government schools. The scheme will benefit around 48 lakh students from 1st to 10th standard. The funds will be released to respective School Development and Monitoring Committees (SDMC) to ensure distribution of free shoes and socks by May 2016 for the coming academic year. The cabinet has fixed a grant of 225/- each for students studying in Class I-V, 250/- each for students studying in Class VI-VIII and 275/- each for students studying in Class IX and X. the cabinet has also approved 188cr for distribution of free bicycles for 8th standard students in government and aided schools for the academic year 2016-17.

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