West Bengal Government gave Bicycles for 70 Lakh High School Students: Sabuj Sathi Scheme

Posted on December 15, 2017, 01.07 PM

 Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said today, 70 lakh high school students in state-run schools of West Bengal have been given bicycles free of cost under 'Sabuj Sathi' scheme.

"We launched Sabuj Sathi scheme on this day in 2015. We have empowered 70 lakh school students (Classes IX-XII) by providing them free bicycles,"

'Sabuj Sathi' means students' companion. 'Sabuj', the Bengali word for 'green' also implies 'children' while 'sathi' means 'companion'.




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