India to set up digital library in Bhutan

June 16, 2014 1:32 AM

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NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday emphasized on the possibilities of greater educational contacts with Bhutan and suggested doubling the scholarships being provided to Bhutanese students in India. India will now provide scholarships worth Rs 2 crore.

Modi said India will also assist Bhutan in setting up a digital library which will provide access to Bhutanese youth to two million books and periodicals. Modi said educational links were important for strengthening people-topeople contacts. He also inaugurated the Supreme Court building which has b...

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