Kathmandu, July 5, 2018 : The mayor of Tilottama Municipality in Rupandehi district has announced he would provide scholarship to a needy meritorious student in each public school in the municipality. He made the announcement in the conclusion session of the Municipal Assembly.
Mayor Basudev Ghimire said he would use the entire salary he gets for his service to fund the scholarships. The meritorious students belonging to financially struggling families from each of the 44 community schools will be provided with the scholarship for the remaining period of his tenure as the Mayor of the Municipality.
As a mayor of the Municipality, he receives paycheck worth Rs 35,000 per month as fixed by the government of Province 5.