Dispur: In order to motivate and inspire the students for better performance and to have firsthand experience with Information and Communication technology, the Govt of Assam has decided to award Laptops and cash award in lieu of Laptops to the meritorious students who has secured 1st division in the HSLC and High Madrassa Examination of SEBA and 10thstandard examination held under State Madrassa Education Board, Assam and Sanskrit Board Assam in the year 2016 under “Anundoram Barooah Cash-cum Laptop Award Scheme”.
The scheme will provide one Laptop to each student securing 1st Division or such qualifying marks as may be prescribed by the State Govt. in the HSLC and High Madrassa Examination of SEBA and 10th standard examination held under State Madrassa Education Board, Assam and Sanskrit Board Assam during the year 2016.
There is also provision for cash option for those students who opt cash award in lieu of Laptop.
The Award package consists of a Citation in the form of a certificate. Besides the citation, the student will receive a gift package which will comprise of Laptop package or Cash Award.
The Laptop package contains one laptop, one adaptor, free training on LINUX, Open Office and Installation at the time of distribution of the Laptop and special package of books & course materials on Laptop for imparting the basic idea for installation and handling of Laptop and operating software.
Those awardees who may opt for financial benefits in lieu of the Laptop package will receive a cheque for an amount which would be the cost of the Laptop package as decided by the State Govt. shall be handed over to such awardees.
The awardees willing to avail such cash award have to apply to the Managing Director, AEDC Ltd (AMTRON), Industrial Estate, Bamunimaidan, Guwahati-21, well in advance through the Head of the Institution with Bank A/C No. of the student.
The Nodal Implementing Agency for the scheme will be Assam Electronics Development Corporation Ltd, (AMTRON) under the guidance of Secondary Education Department, Assam.