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Scholarships for young writers and researchers


Dispur is all set to encourage young writers and researchers with scholarships. But the topic should be on the indigenous issues confronting the state for years.


Disclosing this, education minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma said that under the scheme, young litterateurs would be eligible for scholarship of up to Rs 1 lakh for undertaking basic research and the state government would also help them to get their works published. He said that the litterateurs would also receive 40 per cent royalty in case they decide to have their completed works published by the state-run Prakashan Parishad.


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