Govt to replace textbooks of Kodagu kids free of cost

Coming to the rescue of children across Kodagu who have lost their textbooks in landslides and floods, the state government on Wednesday ordered free distribution of textbooks.

DH had reported on the government's decision to replace the textbooks in its edition dated August 22. 

The Karnataka Text Book Society issued a direction to the DDPI, Kodagu, on Monday, to distribute textbooks free of cost to the children of Kodagu. "As students of the districts have lost their books in the floods, the BEOs of every block in Kodagu are hereby directed to distribute free books to all the children," the order said. 

The Karnataka Text Book Society has already supplied 33,980 textbooks on Saturday compared to the required 34,270 textbooks.

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