April 19, 2024


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VIDEO: State rewards toppers of Class 10 and Class 12 with a chopper ride

VIDEO: State rewards toppers of Class 10 and Class 12 with a chopper ride

In an interesting way to motivate students towards study, Chhattisgarh government has taken toppers of Class 10 and Class 12 on a helicopter ride.  

“Toppers of class 12 and Toppers of class 12 and class 10 were taken on a helicopter ride by the state govt as was promised by CM Bhupesh Baghel in May,” tweeted news agency ANI.  

Chhattisgarh minister Premsai Singh Tekam said the programme is to encourage students as chief minister Bhupesh Baghel had announced that students who would top in class 10 & 12 will be given a a helicopter ride. “That promise was fulfilled,” he said.  

“We felt really good, it was for the first time that we had a helicopter ride. Other students will also be encouraged to perform well in their studies. Our parents were excited too,” students, who were taken on a helicopter ride, told ANI.  

Earlier, in May 2022, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel had said the top 10 meritorious students in the Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations will be rewarded with a helicopter ride.  

District-wise toppers in both the board examinations will also be rewarded with a chopper ride by the state government, Baghel said.  

Helicopter rides will be provided in order to motivate and encourage children. The state and district-level toppers will get inspiration from the chief minister’s toppers chopper ride, he said. 

 “Air travel is something everyone desires. I believe that a helicopter ride will inculcate in the minds of children a desire to fly high in the skies of life and they will sharpen their skills even more to achieve their goal,” the chief minister had said.