SC students can apply online for scholarships
6 Jun 2013
Hindustan Times (Chandigarh)
A NUMBER OF SCHEMES HAVE BEEN INITIATED FOR CHILDREN SO THAT THEY CAN GET HIGHER TECHNICAL EDUCATION
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government has created a website (punjabscholarships.gov.in) for students of post-matric classes in the categories of Scheduled Castes, Backward Classes and minorities to apply online for scholarships.
Stating this here on Wednesday, Gulzar Singh Ranike, social welfare minister, said the government was committed to improving the social and economic status of the downtrodden and the underprivileged sections. A number of scholarship schemes had also been initiated for children so that they could get higher technical education, he added.
He said the new system of applying for scholarships would benefit genuine beneficiaries.