Around 28 girl students of various schools were given scholarships under the girl child adoptions scheme launched by the State Bank of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-comffice:smarttags" /><st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1lace w:st="on">India</st1lace></st1:country-region> this year. Most of the parents are vegetable seller, runs small grocery shop or rickshaw puller. The bank adopted 800 girl students of both government and private schools . Every year girls would be given cheques to support their education. Yesterday Governor Syed Sibtey Razi handed over cheques (ranging 2000/- to 5000/-) to girl students aged between 6 and 14 years at Raj Bhawan, <st1:City w:st="on"><st1lace w:st="on">Ranchi</st1lace></st1:City>. Next year, the bank plans to extend the facility to 2000 students from across the country. More such organizations should come forward to help girl students who are unable to pursue their education. Education is very important for a girl child and for the betterment of the society.