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Palaniswami grants Rs 2 lakh assistance to girl on NASA visit

The student V Abinaya studying in Namakkal district got through the exam held by firms here and in America.

Published: 23rd February 2020 04:51 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd February 2020 04:51 PM   |  A+A-

Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami

Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami (Photo| PTI)

By PTI

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Sunday ordered Rs 2 lakh as assistance to a class IX girl student, a space enthusiast, for successfully qualifying in an online test to visit America's space agency NASA and participate in an international conference.

The student V Abinaya studying in Namakkal district got through the exam held by firms here and in America, the Chief Minister, in a statement, said adding the opportunity to visit NASA and take part in a global space science symposium is a "victory for her talent".

Wishing her many more successes in space science, Palaniswami lauded her for the "achievement and to encourage younger generation, I have ordered Rs 2 lakh assistance from the Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund".



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