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Government Of Assam Secondary Education Directorate of Secondary Education

Anundoram Barooah Award Scheme

Anundoram Barooah Cash or Laptop Award Scheme:

Govt of Assam is providing Laptops and cash award in lieu of Laptops to the meritorious students securing 1st division in the HSLC and High Madrassa Examination of SEBA and 10th standard examination held under State Madrassa Education Board, Assam and Sanskrit Board Assam under 'Anundoram Barooah Cash-cum Laptop Award Scheme'.

This scheme was planned for motivating and inspiring the students for better performance and to have first-hand experience with Information and Communication Technology.

However, from this year onwards laptops and cash award will be provided to those students who secure 'Star marks' in the HSLC and High Madrassa Examinations.

The Assam Electronics Development Corporation Ltd. (AMTRON) is the nodal Implementing Agency for the scheme under the guidance of Secondary Education Department.

The implementing agency will advertise in leading dailies of Assam inviting applications from students willing to avail cash award in lieu of Laptop package. The interested students will have to apply for the cash award in lieu of the Laptop to the Managing Director, AEDC Ltd. (AMTRON), Industrial Estate, Bamunimaidan, Guwahati-21 through the Head of the Institution with Bank A/c No. of the student. The students whose applications are received on or before the last date specified in the advertisement, will only be eligible for cash award under the scheme. AMTRON makes arrangement to deliver/distribute the Laptops and other Equipments to the awardees at every District Headquarter of Assam.

Quantum of Award distribution:

Year No's of Awardees
2005 12,756
2006 13,493
2007 12,708
2008 17,331
2009 17,356
2010 19,352
2011 19,519
2012 26,960
2013 29,887
2014 40,200
2015 53100
2016 54197