Corona Pandemic

Teachers, students of 300 instts get cash assistance

Staff Correspondent

3 July, 2021 12:00 AM printer

A total of 8,036 teachers, employees and students of 300 institutions under the Technical and Madrasah Education Division of the Ministry of Education are getting Tk 5 crore as allowance during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Technical and Madrasah Education Division on Friday released the money to Nagad, the mobile financial service wing of the postal directorate, for distributing the money among the students and teachers.

Sources said the government is providing assistance of Tk 25,000 to each of 300 selected technical and Madrasah, Tk 10,000 each of 500 teachers and employees, Tk 3,000 to each of 1,250 students of first grade to fifth grade of Ebtedayee, Tk 5,000 to each of 4,501 students of grade 6th to 10th of Dakhil and vocational level, Tk 6,000 to each of 1,250 students of Alim-BM-Diploma level, Tk 7,000 to each of 535 students of Alim and Fazil level.

Earlier on Wednesday, the Secondary and Higher Education Division of the ministry released Tk 6 crore for the students and teachers.

Of the aid, a total of 120 institutions, 200 teachers and employees, 1,938 students of grade 6th to 8th, 1,312 students of grade 9th to 10th, 933 students of grade 11th to 12th grade and 840 students of graduation and post graduation level got the government allowance.