Jaipur: The meritorious students of government schools in Rajasthan would be rewarded with one free air travel, once they topped the class X and XII board examinations. Also Read - Rajasthan: Curfew Clamped, Internet Suspended in Baran's Chhabra After Communal Clash

Free air travel would be provided to the meritorious students as an encouragement to continue to excel in academics, said School Education Minister Govind Dotasara here on Tuesday. Also Read - Is Mewat Turning Out To Be New Jamtara in Cyber Frauds?

Dotasara said the Education Department officials had been briefed and directed to take necessary action. The extra-curricular activities class X and XII should also be a criterion for their selection for the free air travel, the Minister added. Also Read - Rajasthan Govt Imposes Night Curfew In Jaipur, Ajmer and 8 Other Cities Till April 30 As COVID Cases Soar

The inter-state travel under the scheme would also expose them to the diverse culture of our nation, he added.