Minister for Women and Child Development and Gadag district in-charge C.C. Patil has promised to bear the educational expenses of Israr Banu Mansoorsab Bellary of Gadag, who stood first in the State in the Arts stream in the II PU examination. She secured 95.33 per cent.
The Minister's promise came after he felicitated Israr at a function in Gadag on Wednesday.
Congratulating Israr, a student of HCES College, for her achievement, he said that she had brought laurels to Gadag-Betageri through her hard work and dedication.
Mr. Patil termed Israr's achievement as one of a kind as despite facing several hardships she had excelled in her studies. He said she had set an example for other students.