Health Desk- 23 June, 2020: A total of 19.92 lac students of 27,000 educational institutions in 492 upazilas across the country will get Tk 328.14 crore government stipend.
Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Monday inaugurated the distribution activity of stipend for the 2019-20 FY (January to June) through a virtual meeting, said a press release.
The stipend money will be sent to the mobile account of the every student from Bangladesh Bank. The students will get the stipend money on Wednesday.
Dipu Moni said earlier the scholarship money were given to the students in manual system and the students had a lot of trouble to get the money but now all the scholarship activities under the Ministry of Education have been digitized.
“As a result of conducting scholarship activities through online, the scholarship money will reach students’ mobile accounts directly through G2P system.”
The students will get their money quickly while the money and time of the government will be saved for the digital process, she said.