Mudabidri. June 1.Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai who announced the ‘Vidya Nidhi’ programme for the students from farmers’ families within 4 hours of assuming office as the CM, expressed his happiness on Wednesday to see that the scheme has reached the children from farmers’ families.
Expressing his happiness after interacting with beneficiary students of Alvas’ Educational Institution in Mudabidri, Bommai said, “my enthusiasm has doubled after seeing that the students have benefitted from the scheme.”
Stressing the importance of the youth in progress of the country, Bommai said the rising population was considered a burden earlier. However Prime Minister Modi sees the 130 crore Indians, especially the youth who constitute 46% of the population as the force to take the country ahead.
The toiling farmers are scripting the destiny of the nation. But the farmers are in distress. Farmers’ children too should attain good education and economic empowerment. The Vidya Nidhi scheme has been launched with this objective, Bommai said.
Ministers Govind Karjol, R Ashok, Kota Srinivas Poojary, Sunil Kumar, MP Nalin Kumar Kateel and others were present.