Mechanics of grant to parents of schoolchildren still unsettled

Mechanisms are not in place for the handing out of $10,000 grants to parents with children in public schools according to Minister of Education Priya Manickchand, “but the Ministry is presently working on making sure our children receive this benefit.”

Manickchand was on Wednesday responding to two oral questions posed by APNU Chief Whip Amna Ally in the National Assembly.

The questions sought to find out, what mechanisms will be employed by the Ministry to disburse the monies announced in this year’s budget and also when these monies will be distributed.

Ally told the house that as a result of a conversation between herself and Manickchand, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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