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Dak Nong (VNA) – More than 8,500 disadvantaged students in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong will receive over 500 tonnes of rice in the second academic semester this year as decided by the provincial People’s Committee.

Rice will be allocated to all seven districts and one town of the province for their students. Dak G’Long district will receive the largest amount with 176 tonnes of rice, followed by Tuy Duc district with over 118 tonnes.

Under the decision, each student will be supported with 15 kilogrammes of rice per month for four months.

The provincial People’s Committee asked local Department of Education and Training to join hands with the General Department of State Reserves for the southern Central Highlands region to supervise the rice quality before distribution.-VNA