Chandigarh: Punjab Government has extended the last date to apply for the post matric scholarship till 15 October, 2016 from 30 September, 2016. Now, the eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship on-line by 15 October, 2016 for getting benefits of Post Scholarship.
Disclosing this here today, SC’s/BC Welfare Minister Mr. Gulzar Singh said that he Punjab Government has commenced Dr. Ambedkar portal for Post Matric Scholarship for SC’s/BC’s students on 25 August, 2016 to provide benefits of scholarship schemes to the students in stipulated time and to ensure transparency in the functioning of the department.
Welfare Minister further said that the Punjab Government is providing financial aid to SC’s /OBC’s student after matriculation for pursuing higher education in engineering, Medical, post graduation, degree, diploma, certificate course, veterinary and agricultural studies under various scholarship schemes. He said that non-refundable fees and maintenance allowance is also being given to the eligible students and these all schemes were being linked with Dr. Ambedkar portal by the State Government. He said that for further information, candidates can access official web sites www.socialjustice.nic.in and www.punjabscholarships.gov.in of welfare department.
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