Monthly scholarships for economically backward students

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 21:07

Jaipur: Economically backward talented students will now get a monthly scholarship of Rs 500 for higher and technical education in Rajasthan.

This will be for a maximum period of five years or till the period of study, officials said.

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had given his nod for the scheme which was a budget announcement, they said.

One lakh economically weaker students will be given the scholarship on the basis of their performance in the 12th Board examinations.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 21:07

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