Chandigarh: The Punjab Government has started Dr Ambedkar portal for Post Matric Scholarship for SC’s/BC’s students on 25 August, 2016. The eligible candidates should apply on-line by 30 September, 2016 for getting benefits of Post Scholarship.
Disclosing this here today, an official spokesman of the Punjab Government said that aim of Dr Ambedkar portal is to provide benefits of scholarship to the students in stipulated time and to ensure transparency in the functioning of the department. The Punjab Government provides financial aid to SC’s /OBC’s student after passing matriculation for studying 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 further said that the department has already issued the time line activity schedule 2016-17 for students. While fresh and continuing students should apply on-line by 30 September, 2016. Further, the educational institutes would forward their proposals at district level and approving authority till 15 October,2016 and the approving authority ( sanctioning authority ) would send back the incomplete and temporary proposals by 30 October,2016.
The spokesman said that concerned institutes shall forward their amended data to the district and approving authority by 15 November, 2016 and the approving authority would send their proposals to the concerned departments by 25 November, 2016. Though, implementing departments would forward the final proposals to the welfare department by 10 December, 2016 till 10 pm. 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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