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India S&T
Date:
06/03/2012

India: Central Government Releases Fund for Post Matric Scholarship

Ministry for Social Justice & Empowerment released an amount of Rs.41,51,07,000 /-(Rupees-Forty one crore fifty one lakh seven thousand only) to the State Government of Chhattisgarh, towards central assistance for the current financial year 2011-2012,under the centrally sponsored scheme of Post-Matric Scholarships to student belonging to Scheduled Castes.

The Post Matric Scholarship for SC Students Scheme is a single largest intervention by Government of India for educational development of scheduled caste students. It is a flagship Scheme of the Ministry, in operation since 1944, which provides financial assistance to Scheduled Caste students studying at post matriculation level in the country.

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