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Bihar announces Rs 25,000 to girls passing 12th with first division

After free bikes: Rs 250000 Patna: The Bihar government on Tuesday announced Rs 25,000 to girl students passing the class 12th examination in first division in order to encourage literacy among females. A meeting of the state-level monitoring committee of human skill development mission presided over by Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi also decided to provide Rs 25,000 to girls hailing from SC and ST or castes having less than 30 per cent literacy rate and clearing plus two in second division. At present this amount is provided to students clearing matriculation exam only in first division. It... 

It’s the small town girls topping board exams: a silent revolution in Bihar!

  Small town: big dreams! Patna: there are some changes in Bihar that are outrightly visible. The network of roads wherever you travel, the girls on bicycles you see along the levees and footpaths from a distance, regular movement of people and traffic at night indicating safety. But there are other less visible changes that now need to be taken note of. These relate to both the growing status and the boldness of the village girls, and of course the rise of small town Bihar, indicated in the facts below. According to recent reports, in this year’s Intermediate of Arts (IA) examination... 

How badly women in Bihar want education: a story of two women from Sheikhpura!

  Women: Freedom to study Sheikhpura, Bihar: even as figures indicate that Bihar tops the list of child marriages, there are many families and women who would differ and follow the opposite path. While the khaps in Haryana are busy spreading an ‘ideology’ of child marriage, in Bihar it is practical difficulties that matter. Safety of women and the likelihood of inter-caste elopements are now turning out to be the basic reason why girls get married early. So it is really a mix of traditional reasons and contemporary reality that seems to persuade parents to marry off their girls at an early... 
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