A day-long awareness workshop on Prime Minister's Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) for the J&K students was organised at the Government Degree College Kargil on Thursday.
The workshop wasorganized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) in collaborationwith Government Degree College, Kargil and Higher Education Department, anofficial spokesperson said.
Special Secretary Higher Education Department ChoudharyRashid Azam Inqalabi was the Chief Guest on the occasion while as Prof AjitAngral Nodal Officer PMSSS and Anand Sharma Deputy Director AICTE were presentas Guest of Honour.
On the occasion, the Special Secretary shared his valuableinformation with participating students and advised the aspirants to select thecourses as per their aptitude and capabilities.
He said the scholarship scheme can bring a paradigm shift inthe education system and economy of the district.
Ajeet Angral Nodal officer PMSSS appreciated the efforts ofGDC Kargil for effectively running the felicitation centre in the college forthe greater interest of students of Kargil.
Anand Sharma Deputy Director AICTE and Incharge PMSSSassured every possible support to the students of Kargil in realising theircareer goals through the Scheme.
Nasir Shabani Principal GDC Kargil appreciated the effortsof AICTE for successful implementation of the scheme and stressed upon thestudents to make good use of the opportunity.