Ranchi: Jharkhand government has decided to distribute school bags among 35 lakh students studying in government schools from the primary level to the middle school level.
The school bags will be distributed from children in classes 1 to 8. The Jharkhand Education Project Council will be distributing three types of polyester bags. The council has already commenced the process of buying the school bags which would be of three colours.
Students from classes 1 to 2 will be given pink color bags while from classes 3 to 5 sky blue colours bag and from classes 5th to 8th dark blue colour bags. Overall an expenditure of Rs 55 crore will be made on buying the school bags which would be at the cost of Rs 140 to Rs 160 each.
The school education and literacy department will be distributing the bags and will also have the name of the department. The government already provides free books and school dress and now it will be giving bags to the students.