Raipur: The meritorious students of class 10 and 12 got the special gift of helicopter ride, as promised by chief minister Bhupesh Baghel. In a first, as many as 125 pupils who were placed on the merit list for classes 10 and 12 in the Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education’s annual exams in 2022 were given a ‘joyride’ in a helicopter.
School education minister Dr. Premsai Singh Tekam congratulated the children and said that chief minister has given you all a helicopter ride for your dedication towards education. He urged them to study hard with utmost dedication and achieve their dreams
Yamini Kunjam, who secured a position in the top-10 with 97.6 per cent marks said that it’s like my childhood dream has come true today. I had only seen helicopters from my balcony or terrace wishing that I would be flying in that helicopter one day.
Anjali Satpathy, a student of Pusaur Abhinav Vidya Mandir in Raigarh district, who secured 97.00 percent marks in class XII, said that sitting in a helicopter is like a big dream come true, it was a lot of fun. She expressed her gratitude to the chief minister.
Meanwhile, the chief minister made an announcement in this regard during his mammoth public interaction drive ‘Bhent-Mulaqat Abhiyan’.