Joypurhat Sadar Upazila Administration on Thursday distributed Tk. 4 lakhs as stipend among 137 underprivileged and meritorious students of the area.
The distribution ceremony was held at the Mujibur Rahman Dhali Auditorium of Sadar Upazila Parishad where Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Aminul Islam was in the chair.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) M. Mukammel Haque distributed the checks among the students as the chief guest.
Sadar upazila chairman Fajlur Rahman, vice chairman Hasibul Alam Litan, women vice chairman Jaheda Kamal and education officer Taher Ali, among others, addressed the function.