Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia today distributed 395 free cycles to the needy students under state’s Mai Bhago Vidya Scheme here in three schools of Kathunangal, Chawinda Devi and Tahli Sahib.While distributing the cycles to girl students of class XI and XII, Mr. Majithia lauded the brainchild of Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal with a view to providing facility to girl students pursuing education in nearby villages. He said that Punjab government was committed to impart quality as well as technical to students in rural areas. He said that Mai Bhago Vidya Scheme was a step forward in this regard so that girl students could reach their respective schools easily.Majithia also gave a call to parents to ensure the continuous study of their girl child so that girls could play a significant role in the development of healthy society.
He said that Punjab has taken various landmark initiatives including establishment of Residential Schools for Meritorious Students where meritorious students are getting free of cost quality education along other requisite facilities.Reiterating the resolve of SAD-BJP alliance, Mr. Majithia said that the ruling combine was committed for overall development and welfare of all sections of society. He said that Punjab had witnessed unprecedented development in last 9 years under the regime of ruling combine. The Minister also said that on the basis of exemplary development in the state, the ruling alliance is all set to register a hattrick in 2017 elections.Majithia distributed as many as 154 cycles at Government Senior Secondary School Kathunangal, 145 at Chawinda Devi and 96 at Tahli Sahib Schools. Besides this, the Minister also dedicated three state-of-the-art rooms built at a cost of Rs. 40 lakh in association with NRI Dr. Nihal Singh USA.Prominent amongst those present on the occasion included Major Shivi, Talbir Singh Gill, District Education Officer Satinder Singh, Prof. Sarchand Singh, Nihal Singh USA, Principal Iranpreet Kaur, Principal Kuldeep Kumar and Principal Parminder Kaur.