Enhanced scholarship for Orissa’s students; Is this enough?

August 21, 2010 at 4:27 pm 15 comments

Following is a report from expressbuzz.com:

BHUBANESWAR: The State Government has decided to enhance scholarships for college students and those pursuing technical courses. 

A decision to this effect was taken at a high-level meeting presided by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here today. Plus Two, degree, post-graduate, engineering, medical, dental, agriculture and veterinary students will be eligible for the enhanced scholarships.  

It was also decided that more students will be given scholarships from the current academic year. The junior merit scholarship for the Plus Two students has been increased from ` 40 to ` 300 per month. Senior merit scholarship for degree students has been hiked from ` 50 to ` 500 per month.  

The PG merit scholarship will be ` 1000 per month. This has been enhanced from ` 60. The scholarship for students pursuing engineering, medical, dental and other technical studies will be ` 10,000 per year.  

The income limit of the parents for availing the scholarship for their wards has been enhanced to ` 4.5 lakh per year from ` 24,000. Interested students can apply for the scholarship to the Higher Education Department through their respective colleges. 

While 5000 students will be given the scholarship at the Plus Two level, this will benefit 1000 students at the degree level. 

At PG level, the scholarship will be given to 500 students. Besides, 10,000 students from different technical courses will be extended the scholarship.  

The Chief Minister underscored the need for creating awareness among the students about the new scholarship structure.  

He said the students should get the scholarship amount at the right time.  

Higher Education Minister Debi Prasad Mishra, Bijay Kumar Patnaik, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, Additional Development Commissioner Rabinarayan Senapati, Principal Secretary in the Finance Department Jugal Kishore Mohapatra, Secretary, Higher Education Department, Madhusudan Padhi, and senior officials were present. 


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15 Comments Add your own

  • 1. ASIS SAHOO  |  August 23, 2010 at 3:48 pm

    how to apply for the scholarship
    is there any kind of form to fill up??

    • 2. Tanvi Tanaya  |  September 14, 2010 at 12:55 pm

      The application form is available on the site…www.orissa.gov.in

  • 3. Ashok kumar bahinipati  |  September 14, 2010 at 3:38 am

    What is the last date of giving application?

  • 4. saubhagya  |  September 20, 2010 at 4:15 am

    sir ,what is the site for posting the form and what is the last date for applying the same???????

  • 5. sumitra panigrahi  |  October 8, 2010 at 2:25 am

    where can i get the scholarship form?
    what is the last date and qualification for applying this?plz tell me.

  • 6. sumitra panigrahi  |  October 8, 2010 at 2:26 am

    where this form is available, in which site?

  • 7. jaba mishra  |  October 14, 2010 at 2:57 am

    i wantd to know the exact eligibility criteria for applying for the scholarship….is it on the basis of the sgpa that we r getting in the sems. exams ???

  • 8. s  |  October 31, 2010 at 7:16 am

    up re full course fee + hostel fee UP govt provide karuchi
    but in orissa pura half (hostel ta nai ciurse fee bhi adha ) deuchanti

  • 9. jayalaxmisahu  |  November 2, 2010 at 6:09 am

    how to apply the scholarship? the last date submission of application form?

  • 10. jugasmita patra  |  November 3, 2010 at 6:07 am

    it is based on what basis

  • 11. jugasmita patra  |  November 3, 2010 at 6:10 am

    what is the last date of submission

  • 12. Abinash  |  January 26, 2011 at 9:42 am

    how can i apply for the scholarship?is there any form to be fill up or any website?plz inform me as soon as possible

  • 13. bishnu prasad gariagadu  |  May 17, 2011 at 4:34 pm

    when will the scholarship given to us? i

  • 14. ayesha pani  |  July 8, 2011 at 9:42 am

    sir, i belong to a very poor family. my father got expired when i was studying in 9th. i have a mother and 2 sisters at my home struggling hard to survive. my expenses were being funded by my cousin brother who unfortunately died 2 months back. i do really need your help sir. pls, if you get my msg then pls do reply me. thanking u. namaskar.

  • 15. Deepak sahu  |  December 14, 2011 at 1:36 pm

    please apply to schoolarship and get a lot of money and spend on your education.


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