SC Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme, Punjab

Financial assistance to the SC students through scholarship

Punjab government is soon to launch a new scheme for Scheduled Caste (SC) students in the state. CMO Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh announced the launch of ‘SC post-matric scholarship scheme’ on October 6, 2020. Under the scheme, scholarships will be awarded to the students belonging to the Scheduled Caste category in the state. This will enable the students to study for higher education as per their choice. This scheme aims that no SC category student will be excluded from getting higher education due to financial constraints.

Scheme Overview:

Scheme name:SC post-matric scholarship scheme
Launched Under:Punjab Government
Announced By:CMO Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh
Scheme Type:Scholarship Scheme
Scheme Benefit:Financial Assistance by the way of scholarship
Beneficiaries:All the SC category students across the state
Objective:To enable financial assistance to the SC students through scholarship

Scheme lunched by Punjab government

Objectives and Benefits:

  • The main objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to the SC category students across the state
  • The scheme will enable the students to pursue higher education
  • Under the scheme the students will pursue higher education in the stream of their choice
  • It will provide help to the students to meet their expenses for higher studies
  • This financial assistance will help the students with further studies without having financial constraints

List of scheme for students

Key Points:

  • Punjab government is about to launch SC post-matric scholarship scheme for the SC category students
  • CMO Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh announced the launch of the scheme on September 6, 2020, in a virtual programme from Patiala
  • This scheme will give the students a chance to pursue to higher education as per their choice
  • Students will get a chance to take admission in various streams
  • NO SC category student will be left out of the scheme benefits due to financial constraints
  • This scheme will award scholarships to the students for higher education
  • This will result in overall development of the weaker sections in the state
  • In the programme CM also mentioned the job recruits target achieved by the state so far
  • CM also stated the target of recruiting 1 lakh youth in government job will soon be achieved in the next 1.5 years.
  • He also mentioned that his government has successfully created employment and self-employment opportunities for about 13.42 lakh youth in the past 3.5 years

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Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy

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