03-10-2015, 05:01 PM
The government grant 100,000 scholarships to deserving students selected class 9 of economically weaker sections to prevent them falling of the school, the Ministry of Human Resource Development, said Wednesday.
The Department of Education and Literacy is administered centrally sponsored National Merit-cum-means scholarships, under which give scholarships to deserving students from economically weaker sections who arrested her abandonment in class 8 and encourage them to continue their studies.
The scholarship is given to students the parental income is not more than Rs. 1.5 lakh per annum. The state reserve policy is being followed.
Under another scheme, the central grant for students and university financial assistance is provided to deserving students from low-income families to meet a part of their daily expenses during his higher studies.
The scholarship provides students with parental income does not exceed Rs. 6 lakh per annum. The scheme is for students of general category students and reserved, an official statement said.
In another scheme, special scholarships are awarded to students from Jammu and Kashmir to pursue higher education after the passage of the school.
Scholarship program is to provide tuition Pensions fees, cost of books and other additional expenses that students of Jammu and Kashmir, after spending 12 class are pursuing degrees in general, engineering studies and medical institutes and non-governmental schools / institutes / other government located outside of the state.
The scholarship is for students of parental income is not more than Rs. 6 lakh per annum. The scheme is for general category students and reserved.
Under all India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), 4,000 scholarships are available annually to be given to girls admitted that AICTE approved institutions or programs, Diploma and Degree level.
Just a girl child to parent family income is less than Rs. 6 lakh annual grant be in vain.
Under the scheme differently abled students and students with disabilities eligible having parental income of less than Rs. 6 lakh a year and are already admitted to programs and technical courses in AICTE approved institutions during 2014-15 that are eligible under the scheme, the statement said.
Special scholarships are provided to students in the northeast, under a scheme called Ishan Uday, under the University Grants Commission (UGC).
Ishan Uday scholarship under the scheme is intended to provide 10,000 scholarships annually from the academic year 2014-15. The income of the parents of the students can not exceed Rs. 4.5 lakh per annum.
Minister of Human Resource Development Smriti Irani gave information in a written reply in Lok Sabha and the question.