Odisha govt to bear the cost of education of orphaned children
Odisha govt to bear the cost of education of orphaned children

New Delhi: The second wave of corona epidemic has left many homeless, while hundreds of children have become orphans. The Patnaik government in Odisha has decided to take responsibility for orphaned children in the state. The government has talked about providing free education to orphans. In fact, at present 35 children in the province have lost both their parents during the Corona period.

Therefore, tehsildars of all districts have been asked to submit a detailed report on all children orphaned due to the epidemic. Officials said the Odisha government will provide free education to all children who have lost their parents in the corona crisis under their 'Green Passage' scheme. According to officials, the scheme will cover the cost of admission, tuition and examination fees for children for school and higher education including technical education, engineering etc. These children will also get a pension of Rs 2,000 per month. Children will also be given advance pension for June, July and August.

Sulata Dev, Advisor, Department of Women and Child Development has informed that 'The State Government has launched the Green Passage Scheme for Higher Education in Odisha, which implements a scheme to cover the education cost of orphans from corona virus at all levels including school in case of orphans and if orphanchild is studying in a private institution So the government will bear the cost'.

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