US based Sikh body helps poor students in India

Washington-based Sikh Human Development Foundation (SHDF) has given scholarships totalling over $200,000 to 508 needy students pursuing higher education in 159 institutions in Punjab and other states in north India.

RTE shamed: Bangalore schools target poor kids

Some educational institutions continue to make a mockery of the Right to Education Act (RTE) passed by the Parliament recently.

Karnataka govt to bear educational expenses of 2 poor students

It was a pleasant surprise for a young cattle-grazer and a girl who did well in the
pre-university examination in Karnataka but were not in a position to pursue studies because of poverty.

`Poor` students may get education loan at 4% interest

Government is planning to provide education loans at four percent interest rate to help students from weaker sections of society to pursue higher studies.

AP Govt pays Rs 2,883-cr scholarships, fee to poor students

In Andhra Pradesh 25 lakh
students of poor and weaker sections are being provided Rs
2,883-crore scholarships and fees reimbursement, the State
Social Welfare Minister Pilli Subhash Chandra Bose said on Sunday.