Sat. Dec 2nd, 2023

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government, led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann, is dedicated to the welfare of minority teams college students. Social Justice, Empowerment and Minorities Minister Dr. Baljit Kaur said that offering schooling to youngsters belonging to minority teams is the state authorities’s principal precedence.

Cabinet Minister inister talked about that college students from the minority communities obtain stipends for programs underneath the Merit Cum Means-Based Scholarship Scheme for greater schooling {and professional} institutes. The scheme’s main objective is to help college students from extraordinarily poor households in finishing greater schooling. Sikh, Muslim, Christian, Parsi and Jain communities are lined within the Merit Cum Means Based Scholarship Scheme for Minorities by the Punjab Government. Stipends are supplied to college students in graduate, post-graduate {and professional} programs reminiscent of medical, nursing, pharmacy and administration.

She stated that underneath this scheme, stipend is given to the scholar learning within the National listed establishments. Currently, full course charges is being reimbursed at IIT Ropar, Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, (SLIET) Sangrur and Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar(NIT).

Minister clarified that college students eligible for advantages will need to have scored not lower than 50% marks in earlier yr examination. The annual revenue of oldsters/guardians not exceeding Rs 2.50 lakhs. Both mother and father and college students ought to be residents of Punjab and the scholar ought to be learning frequently in an academic establishment to avail of the scheme’s advantages.

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