From a Correspondent
TANGLA, Dec 29: In a bid to encourage the poor girl students of Rowta area in Udalguri district, the State Bank of India (SBI) distributed 40 bicycles to poor girl students of different schools of Rowta area on Wednesday. The bicycle distribution ceremony was anchored by Training Officer of SBI, Anindit Borah, while it was addressed by Regiol Mager of NE region of SBI, Om Prakash Mishra as chief guest. Speaking on the occasion, Assistant Regiol Mager of the bank for Tezpur regiol zone, Alok Das cited an example of Swami Vivekanda who viewed the advancement of women folk in the western countries and assigned Sister Nivedita the task to create awareness among the women folk of India. He also observed that girls were performing better than boys in recent years and in the present context, the women in India were in a much better position than those of neighbouring tions.
In his key address as chief guest, General Mager of SBI, NE region, Om Prakash Mishra hoped that the girl students of the region would be able to face the challenges ahead of life and march at par with the boys. The ceremony was also addressed by Deben Ch. Sarmah, Bhaben Ch. Boro and Jyotismita Barman, a student. The beneficiary students who were doted the bicycles were from Rowta Station High School, Gerua ME School, Borobazar ME and High School, Danda Sahariah HS School and UN Brahma ME School.