Ilam, July 6, 2015 :For their outstanding performance on School Leaving Certificate(SLC), three SLC graduates from Dalit communityÂ were prized Â in Ilam district.
The programme was organised by theÂ Dalit District Coordination Committee, Ilam, where three SLC graduates from private and community schools were honoured in between the programme on sunday.
Dixanti Tiruwa of Green Valley Academy was given away Rs 10,000 for securing the highest number among the SLC examines in the district. Tiruwa obtained 87.75 per cent in the recently published SLC result.
Similarly, Â Yunis Nepali of Singhadevi Higher Secondary School and Bidhya Mahara of Purna Memorial Secondary School were provided with Rs 5,000 each for securing highest number among the Dalit students from the community schools. Nepali passed the exams in the first division with 76 per cent while Mahara secured 64 per cent.
According to Chairman of the Committee and Local Development Officer Madan Koirala, a Dalit student securing the highest number in the SLC exams in district was a matter of pride and hoped that this incident would provide further encouragement to other students.