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Odisha government launched Anwesha scheme to provide free education to SC/ST students

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The Odisha government on December 22, 2015 launched a scheme named, Anwesha, to provide free education to scheduled caste and scheduled tribe students from remote areas in urban area public schools.As per the scheme, 5 thousand childrens would be enrolled in class-I every year. At present around 3.5 lakh SC and ST students are availing the residential facility in the state. Quoting sources, AIR correspondent reports, the facility will be extended to two lakh more students.