Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Feb 17:
In a major initiative to spread the regional language Odia, the Odisha government has decided to award scholarship to the meritorious students for securing 90 percent and above marks in Odia subject in plus two and plus three examinations in the colleges.
The scholarship has been named after poet Fakir Mohan Senapati.
The students awarded with the Fakir Mohan Senapati scholarship will be entitled to get Rs 20,000 for securing 90% marks in Odia in the college examinations.