Islamabad: Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) on Thursday organized a ceremony to distribute laptops among the position holder students.
Laptops have been presented to the top three position holders in HSSC examinations on the instructions of President of Pakistan.
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A female position holder student, while talking to media persons said:
“It is really very exciting to receive laptop because it is also the symbol of encouragement for me.”
Minister of State for Federal Education Engineer Muhammad Baligh ur Rehman was the chief guest of the ceremony. He congratulated the students and appreciated their hard work as well.
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The minister furthermore said that the amount of scholarships for bright students has been increased to 50,000 annually to encourage the aspirants.
“The cash prize for the top three positions in matric exams has also been increased. In this regard, Rs10,000/- will be given to first position holder, Rs75,000/- will be given to second position holder while Rs50,000/- will be given the third position holder,” he added.
On the other hand, for inter level, the amount has been increased to Rs2, 00, 000/- for obtaining first position, while Rs 1, 50, 000 for second and Rs10, 000 for the third position holder.
“All the top three position holders will get laptops together with the prize money,” he added.
Furthermore, he said that the aspirants will be provided along with the Qarz-e-Hasna without any interest for their higher studies and they will return the amount at 5% interest after starting their jobs.
“The return amount will be utilized for other students,” he added.
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