Department of Information awards scholarship to Journalism Students

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Kathmandu, January 23, 2017: As many as five Plus Two students studying Journalism Studies have been awarded scholarship by  Department of Information (DOI) on Sunday.

A cheque of worth Rs 25,000 was handed over to each of the students. DoI Director General Bir Bahadur Rai remarked that the students were shortlisted from the pool of applicants on the merit basis. The students are from different colleges.

The awardees include Pratikshya Banstola (women’s category) of Kaski, Nirmala Bishwakarma (Dalit’s category) of Nuwakot, Samikshya Kumar Bista (backward region’s category) of Bajura, Saroj Kumari Chaudhary (Madhesi’s category) of Saptari, and Ledan Rai (indigenous nationalities’ category) of Okhaldhunga.

Source: Himalayan Times