Jasan, Siwan: A total of 47 thousand candidates had applied for post matric scholarship in the district. Out of these, only four thousand applications have been approved for payment by the District Education Department, while the remaining applications are under process. It is being said by the department to pay the amount in the account of all these approved applicants. Those candidates who have been verified by the institute, those candidates will have to wait now. It may be mentioned that at the headquarters level, the work of verification of applications has been started by the committee constituted under the leadership of Deputy Development Commissioner. The government had directed to send the scholarship amount to the applicants’ account by March 15, but due to the changes made in the rules, the verification work is getting delayed.

Students of three semesters have applied:

Explain that the government provides scholarship to the students of matriculation passed or its equivalent for pursuing higher education. In this, the students of the session 2019-20, 2020-21 and 2021-22 had applied for the post matric scholarship. Under the scheme, scholarships up to a minimum of two thousand and a maximum of 90 thousand are provided. This scholarship is given to the students belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes and Most Backward Classes, whose parents’ annual income does not exceed 50 thousand. Under this, it is given to the students studying in a duly recognized university, college, and higher educational institution.

What are you responsible for:

Scrutiny of all applications is going on. Investigations are being done on several points. Approval will be given if found correct after scrutiny. However, the process of sending the amount to the accounts of four thousand applications for which approval has been given is being done.

Sharad Shail, Education Department Office

Edited By: Jagran