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 was organized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) in collaboration with Government Degree College, Kargil and Higher Education Department, an official spokesperson said.
Special Secretary Higher Education Department Choudhary Rashid Azam Inqalabi was the Chief Guest on the occasion while as Prof Ajit Angral Nodal Officer PMSSS and Anand Sharma Deputy Director AICTE were present as Guest of Honour.
On the occasion, the Special Secretary shared his valuable information with participating students and advised the aspirants to select the courses as per their aptitude and capabilities.
He said the scholarship scheme can bring a paradigm shift in the education system and economy of the district.
Ajeet Angral Nodal officer PMSSS appreciated the efforts of GDC Kargil for effectively running the felicitation centre in the college for the greater interest of students of Kargil.
Anand Sharma Deputy Director AICTE and Incharge PMSSS assured every possible support to the students of Kargil in realising their career goals through the Scheme.
Nasir Shabani Principal GDC Kargil appreciated the efforts of AICTE for successful implementation of the scheme and stressed upon the students to make good use of the opportunity.