Tokha municipality has extended financial assistance of Rs 1 million for providing free education to poor and helpless students. The municipality has extended financial assistance of Rs 500,000 each to Nepal Schoolastic Academy and Niketan Memorial School.
Municipality’s Education Section Chief Baburam Gautam shared the aid was granted to the schools to serve the objective that no children in Tokha would be deprived of attaining educational opportunities. The municipality is also planning to run free coaching classes to poor and helpless children in all wards.
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