Post-Matric scholarships through online mode, Secy Tribal Affairs reviews arrangements

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Srinagar

Secretary Tribal Affairs, Abdul Majeed Bhat on Monday reviewed the arrangements regarding the Post-Matric Scholarship on National Scholarship Portal (NSP) for Tribal Students in the State.

Secretary Tribal Affairs during the meeting directed the concerned officials to ensure massive awareness campaign about the Post-Matric Scholarship application procedure for the benefit of tribal students. He also directed for demonstrating live demos for filling up the online scholarship on NSP, the spokesman said.

He directed the department to work with close coordination with NIC and concerned educational institutes to avoid any lapse in the application process of the scholarship. He also directed for circulating fresh guideline to the concerned agencies regarding the online application process of the scholarship on NPS.  He stressed for establishing special cells in Kashmir and Jammu under the supervisor of Deputy Director Tribal Affairs to provide the necessary support to the students.

Earlier, the Director, Tribal Affairs,  Mushtaq Ahmad informed the Secretary about the status of the post-matric scholarship and the process by which benefits would be extended to the tribal students under the scheme.

The meeting also held a threadbare discussion on the various issues and developmental works concerning Tribal Affairs Departments. Secretary asked the officials to carry out the developmental activities with the utmost professionalism and ensure proper utilization of funds.

State Information Officer NIC, College Principals and other senior officials were present in the meeting.

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