HRD ministry to provide grant to poor students for higher studies

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New Delhi/June 1
Indian Human Resource Development ministry will provide financial assistance for higher education to poor children who have passed 10th and 12th class exams with minimum B1 grade under CBSE grading system.
“The eligibility for applying for grant under this scheme is that students’ parents should not exceed Rs 5000 per month and a grant of Rs 20,000 per annum will given to 10th class students while 12th class students will be given Rs. 40,000 per year,” said a HRD ministry spokesperson.
The spokesperson further said that grants for financial assistance will be sanctioned from HRD Minister’s Discretionary Fund and preference will be given to physically handicapped children, children belonging to SC/ST/OBC/ex-servicemen/girl child from rural area and girl child belonging to BPL families.
For further details and applying for the grants, log on to mhrd.gov.in.

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