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Directorate asked to furnish details on SC/ST scholarship

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Guwahati : Assam Chief Information Commissioner H S Das has directed the Directorate of Elementary Education to furnish the details regarding district-wise amount of scholarship sanctioned for SC/ST students.

The Commissioner, hearing the RTI Case, had directed the Principal Secretary, Education Department and the Director of Elementary Education yesterday to give details on scholarship sanctioned, copies of Utilization Certificates and Actual Payee Receipts thereof.

The RTI was filed by petitioner Amarjeet Rajkhowa and the Commissioner directed that all details be sent to him by Registered A/D post within 15 days from the receipt of the order,an official release said.

The Commission also directed that the matter should be treated with the seriousness it deserves and appropriate administrative steps be taken.

The action taken by the Principal Secretary, Education Department and the Director of Elementary Education will be reviewed by the Commission after four months. The Commission has fixed May 2 for further review,the release added.

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