Uttarakhand SC students"re recommeded for Scholarships:Uttarakhand Right to Service Commission

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Dec 30 2017

The social welfare department had submitted during the hearing that most of the applications were rejected as documents of a majority of applicants did not show online on the department"s website.



The Uttarakhand Right to Service Commission has recommended granting scholarships to eligible SC students of polytechnic yesterday. The scholarship is for SC students who have been denied benefits of the scheme during 2015-16 on technical grounds.Fault in the online software rejecting documents of SC students The applications of polytechnic SC students were rejected as their documents did not show online due to a software fault. Chief Commissioner of Right to Service Commission Alok Kumar Jain told PTI, "If hard copies of the applications and required documents were made available by the students to the department, it was unfair and unjust to deny them the benefits just because of a fault in the software Vipin Kumar, a SC student of KL Polytechnic, Roorkee was ignored for the scholarship
Out of a total 330 scholarship applications submitted during 2015-16, only five were cleared, as reported by Rajan Verma from Haridwar
Details of various scholarship schemes for students belonging to Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Other Backward Classes (OBCs):
Post Matric Scholarship to Scheduled Caste Students: The objective is to provide financial assistance to the Scheduled Caste students studying at post matriculation or post secondary stage to enable them to complete their education. The annual parental income ceiling is Rs. 2.5 lakhs
Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC students studying in classes IX & X: The objective is to support parents of SC children for education of their wards studying in classes 9 and 10 to minimize the incidence of dropout and for a better chance of progressing to the post matric stage of education.  The annual parental income ceiling is Rs. 2 lakhs
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Up gradation of Merit of SC students: The main objective of the Scheme is to upgrade the merit of SC students studying in classes 9 to 12 by providing them with facilities for all-round development
Post Matric Scholarship to the Other Backward Classes (OBC) students: The objective is to provide financial assistance to the Scheduled Caste students studying at post matriculation or post secondary stage to enable them to complete their education. The annual parental income ceiling is Rs. 1 lakh
Pre-Matric Scholarship for Other Backward Classes (OBC) students: The objective is to support parents of SC children for education of their wards studying in classes 9 and 10 to minimize the incidence of dropout and for a better chance of progressing to the post matric stage of education. The annual parental income ceiling is Rs. 44,500/-
 

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