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Top position holder students in matric, intermediate exams get cash prizes in Mardan

Top position holder students in matric, intermediate exams get cash prizes in Mardan
April 20, 2017

MARDAN, 20 April: The district government on Wednesday awarded prizes of Rs13.7 million among 100 students who got top positions in the last year’s matriculation and intermediate exams in Mardan.

A ceremony in this regard was organised at a local hotel in Mardan where District Nazim Himayatullah Mayar was invited as chief guest. On the occasion, the district nazim awarded cash prizes of Rs100,000 each to students who got first 25 positions in the matric and intermediate board exams under ‘Sturi Da Mardan’ programme. The next 25 position holders received cash prizes of Rs75,000 each and next 25 position holders after them got Rs50,000 each. The last 25 position holders received cash prizes of Rs25,000 each.

The district nazim said on the occasion that cash prizes will also be awarded to position holder students of class-5 and class-8 next year.

Sohaib, a student who won cash prize, told TNN that he is very happy over receiving the prize.

“I got 911 marks in the matric exam and today I got reward for my hard work. It will inspire me to continue hard work for greater success in future,” he said.

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