Scholarship schemes for minority students to be made online

Chandigarh/June 11
Punjab government on Tuesday decided to make Scholarship Management System of minority students (Sikh, Muslim, Chrishtian, Bodhi and Parsi) from manual to online.
Punjab’s Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes Welfare minister Gulzar Singh Ranike said that scholarship amount of 2013-14 session under Post Matric Scholarship Scheme and Marriage-cum-Means basis scholarship scheme will be transferred only to account numbers which are attached to Aadhar Card Numbers.
“All eligible students are advised that they should make their Aadhar Card on preference and write their Aadhar Number with their account numbers,” Ranike said, adding that Head of the Educational institutions and Schools to should extend every possible help to the students.