2 West Bengal Government Schemes Win UN Awards

Two schemes of the West Bengal government for skill development- “Utkarsh Bangla” and distribution of bicycles to students “Sabooj Sathi” have won the prestigious World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) awards of the United Nations.

The “Utkarsh Bangla” project aims at creating a pool of skilled candidates who are industry ready, while under the “Sabooj Sathi” scheme, bicycles are distributed to students between class IX and XII studying in government run and government aided schools and madrashas of the state.

Source- Business Standard

Static/Current Takeaways Important For LIC AAO Mains Exam:

  • Keshari Nath Tripathi is the governor of West Bengal.
  • Mamta Banerjee is the CM of West Bengal.

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