Rs 6 Cr Released For Scholarships To Minority Community In Kashmir

KL Report


Director Social Welfare, Kashmir Tuesday convened a meeting of officers to review the functioning of the department besides the allocation of scholarships among students.

It was given out in the meeting that under pre matric scholarships, Rs. 6 crore have been released for students of minority community benefiting 30000 students.
While as  scholarships of Rs. 2.19 crore have been sanctioned in favour of 3089 students of different educational backgrounds of the valley.

It was informed in the meeting that under post matric scholarships, Rs 1.31 crore have been sanctioned, Rs 33 lakh for Specially Abled students, Rs 35 lakh for Pahari Speaking students and Rs 20.64 lakh for Scheduled Caste students have been sanctioned.

Director enjoined upon the officers to implement the scholarship schemes in letter and spirit and maintain transparency in the distribution of scholarships.



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