Home / Knowledge / News / Smt Meira Kumar distributes scholarships to SC students
Smt Meira Kumar distributes scholarships to SC students
27
May '08
Smt. Meira Kumar, the Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment and Chairperson of Dr. Ambedkar Foundation gave away Scholarship Awards to the meritorious students of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes from State Education Board/Council Examinations in an award distribution function here.

167 students from 16 states were given these awards under the Dr. Ambedkar National Merit Scholarship Scheme. Addressing on the occasion, She urged the students to acquire knowledge from all possible means, including the information technology.

She expressed hope that all the meritorious students would continue their study for higher Education. Shri K.M. Acharya Secretary of the Ministry was also present in the function.

Smt. Meira Kumar informed that the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment runs various schemes for the SC students i.e. Top Class Education Scheme for providing professional courses in medicine, engineering, law, fashion technology etc. through 127 institutes of eminence; Rajiv Gandhi National Scholarship Scheme for providing scholarship in M. Phil and P.hd and Post metric Scholarship Scheme for SC students.

She also informed that under the National Overseas Scholarship Scheme, the Ministry has increased the financial support for students from 8200 Dollars to14,000 Dollars in USA and 5200 Pounds to 9,000 Pounds in Britain.

Beside these, the Ministry is also running Professional Pilot Licensing Course to trained SC students in civil aviation sector and Babu Jagjivan Ram Hostel Scheme to provide accommodation to SC students.


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Raymond

Apparel/Garments | On 28th Jun 2017

Raymond plans to invest Rs 1,400 crore in Amravati plant

Raymond, Indian textiles and apparel major, has decided to invest Rs...

Textiles | On 28th Jun 2017

GST and textiles industry: Analysis and opinion

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is at long last all set to be rolled ...

Textiles | On 28th Jun 2017

India probing dumping of polyester yarn by China

Indian government is probing anti-dumping allegations against a...

Interviews View All

Nitin Bhatia
Trend Arrest

Setting up a brand for online selling is easy, but running the brand is not

Sachin Sharma
Gem Enviro Management Pvt Ltd

There are no significant differences between virgin yarn and PET recycled...

Karan Suratwala
Key Textile Accessories Private Limited

Chinese imports are destroying the supply chain

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
July 2017

July 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search