Rs 2L award to 9th Std TN student to visit NASA

Published: Feb 23, 2020, 7:50 pm IST

Chennai : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Sunday announced a cash award of Rs 2 lakh to V. Abhinaya, a ninth standard student selected to visit the US space agency NASA and also attend a space seminar there.

In a statement issued here, Palaniswami said Abhinaya cleared the test conducted by private companies based in the US and here for 6th – 12th standard students.

Wishing her, Palaniswami said in order to encourage such students and also appreciating Abhinaya, a sum of Rs 2 lakh will be awarded to her.