Bookmark Bookmark

POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR SCHEDULED CASTES REVIEWED

POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR SCHEDULED CASTES REVIEWED

Context:

As of late, the Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment investigated the advancement of the Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for Scheduled Castes in the last financial year.

Key Points:

  • Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for Scheduled Castes comes under the purview of the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment.
  • The Center has delivered assets to the tune of Rs 4,000 crore for the Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Scheduled Castes.
  • The government had patched up the Post Matric Scholarship conspire for Scheduled Castes to provide universal access to the SC youth for higher education.
  • The funding pattern under the Scheme was changed from the committed liability formula to a fixed sharing pattern of 60:40 between the Centre and the States (90:10 for the North EasternStates), in this manner expanding the responsibility of the Government in the plan by just about multiple times.

You might be interested:

“PS ZOROASTER”

“PS ZOROASTER” Context: India officially gave over the Rs 100 crore watch vessel "PS Zoroaster" to Seychelles during the virtual summit between Indian PM Narendra Modi and Seychelles Presi ...

a month ago

WORLD HOMEOPATHY DAY

WORLD HOMEOPATHY DAY Context: World Homeopathy Day is celebrated every year on April 10 to spread awareness about homoeopathy and its contribution to the world of medicine. Key Points: The day marks ...

a month ago

One Liners of the Day, 11 April 2021

Important day National Safe Motherhood Day - 11 April. International On 10 April, India and ______ have announced the launch of strategic partnership in water sector and setting up of fast track me ...

a month ago

Daily News Digest:10 April 2021

WHAT IS A DARBAR MOVE?Ahead of the bi-annual darbar move, the Jammu and Kashmir government advised its employees working in the move offices, remembering common secretariat and those succumbing to the ...

a month ago

AFRICAN SWINE FEVER (ASF)

AFRICAN SWINE FEVER (ASF) Context: Recently, an outbreak of suspected African swine fever (ASF) has killed 276 domestic pigs in Lunglei, Mizoram. Action taken: As a piece of the preventive measures, ...

a month ago

SARTHAQ PROGRAMME

SARTHAQ PROGRAMME Context: Recently, the education minister released an indicative and suggestive implementation plan for school education called SARTHAQ. Key Points: ‘Students’ and Teach ...

a month ago

Provide your feedback on this article: