2 scholarship schemes launched for girl students
Srinagar, Oct 1: The government has launched two schemes for economically deprived and downtrodden sections of scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and minority girl students of state on the eve of Gandhi Jayanti on October 2.
An official statement said the decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Minister for Education, Peerzada Muhammad Sayeed.
The statement added that under the incentive for Girl Child scheme, 5016 girl students would be covered.
An amount of Rs 1.50 crores has been sanctioned @ Rs. 3000 per girl student. The amount will be deposited in the form of fixed deposit in the bank for which the zero balanced accounts have already been opened in the JK Bank in respective localities.
The students can encash this amount after successful completion of secondary education.
Under the National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship scheme, the girl candidates whose parental income is less than Rs 3 lakh per annum would be covered.
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