Students of the Scheduled Caste community will get Rs.10,000 for each ‘A’ grade they win in the State School Art Festival. A.P. Anil Kumar, Minister for Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes, announced the cash prize here on Saturday. Scheduled Caste students contesting in district school art festivals will get Rs.5,000 for each ‘A’ grade they win. “We will introduce the prize money in this festival itself. For the district-level contests, the scheme will be implemented from the next academic year,” the Minister said. — Staff Reporter

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