Odisha CM gives away Odia Bhasa Brutti Puraskar to meritorious students
Bhubaneswar: In a bid to encourage the students of Odisha in learning Odia language and culture, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the Odia Bhasa Brutti Puraskar (Odia language scholarship award) and Mukhyamantri Medha Brutti (merit scholarship) here at the State Secretariat today.
Patnaik gave away the Odia Bhasa Brutti to 3549 meritorious students who have scored more marks in Odia in the annual Class X examinations.
Likewise, he handed over the Mukhyamantri Medha Brutti (merit scholarship) to other 35,490 meritorious students.
As many as 1061 schools were also given the Utkrusta Vidyalaya Proschahana Puraskar for their efforts to encourage Odia language among the students.
Key Features of Odia Language Scholarship Award:
The scheme is a Scholarship for Excellence in Odia Language in School.
Cash Rewards of Rs 5,000 each for best performance in Odia subject in Class X exams.
10 Students from every block in the state, will be eligible for this award.