Govt to offer free education to NE youth

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday offered to provide free higher education facilities to deserving underprivileged students, hailing from the North-Eastern states, in the state universities. Badal made the announcement during a meeting with a delegation of 27 students from the North-Eastern states who are in Punjab under a cultural Exchange programme organised by the ABVP. Special principal secretary K J S Cheema has been tasked with chalking out the modalities.

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