BIG RELIEF TO SC STUDENTS AS GOVERNMENT EXTEND DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME TILL OCTOBER 31

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• DC CALLS UPON SC STUDENTS TO AVAIL MAXIMUM BENEFIT OF THE DECISION OF THE STATE GOVERNMENT
Jalandhar October 15 (Jaswinder Azad)- In a big relief to the students of the Schedule Caste (SC) Community the Punjab government has decided to extend the deadline for applying for post matric scholarship scheme under Dr. Ambedkar Scholarship Portal till October 31.
Divulging the details, the Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Mr. Varinder Kumar Sharma said that Dr Ambedkar Scholarship Portal was opened from October 1 this year by the state government. He further said that the last date of applying for this scholarship was October 15. However, Mr. Sharma said that as a large number of students were coming up for applications with income forms for the required scholarship, so taking a humanitarian view the state government has decided to enhance the date till October 31.
Deputy Commissioner today exhorted the students from Schedule Caste (SC) community to avail the facility of extended timeline given by Punjab government to apply for availing the benefits under the post matric scholarship scheme. He said that it was a golden chance for those candidates, who have failed to get themselves registered for the scholarship schemes on the portal of the government. Mr. Sharma said that the state government was committed for the well being of students from the underprivileged and weaker sections of the society adding that this decision of the state government was likely to benefit a large number of students from the community.
Pertinently, observing the problems of the students from this stratum of society, the Deputy Commissioner had recently shot a letter to the state government for extending the last date of applying for the scholarship from October 15 to October 31.

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