Bhubaneswar: Under the Biju Youth Empowerment Scheme, Chief Minister Naveen Pattnaik today distributed laptops to students. In a function organized at the BJB College, 100 meritorious Plus Two students of the 2015 batch from Khurda district were given these laptops.
Meanwhile, laptops were provided to 15,000 students from across the State who successfully cleared the boards this year. Since 2013 State government has been distributing laptops to the qualifying students under the Biju Youth Empowerment Scheme. CM Naveen Pattnaik addressed the students in this regard.
Notably, Higher Education Minister Pradip Panigrahi and Culture & Tourism minister Ashok Panda were present in the event among others.