Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat distributed computer tablets to topper girl students of Uttarakhand class 10 and 12 borad exams in Dehradun on Wednesday.

The Women Welfare & Child Development Department hosted this special function to felicitate girl students from all the blocks of the hill state and district, who have topped in the Uttarakhand Board Examination for High School-Intermediate examinations. Altogether 307 tablets were presented to students for excelling in board examination.

Congratulating the student awardees, Trivendra Rawat said, “Tablet is a medium to get information from all across the world. One can get both good as well as bad information through tablet. Students must utilise such latest technology positively for the advancement of their careers.”

The CM spoke of the government’s efforts for women’s welfare and empowerment. State Minister for Women and Child Development (Independent Charge) Rehka Arya said, “In order to connect the Uttarakhand Board topper girl students with modern information technology, “tablet distribution” programme has been started. These tablets would become a new guide in their career. Modern time is a digital era and enough opportunities would be provided to the girls of the state in moving ahead.”