With the recommendations endorsed by the National Assembly yesterday, the monthly stipend and house rent allowance for students of Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) has been revised.

The House passed the motion to revise the monthly stipend from Nu 1,500 to Nu 2,500 a student a month with 24 ‘Yes’ votes, five ‘No’ while 11 abstained. The house rent allowance of Nu 1,500 is paid to those who are mandated to live outside the campus.

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