Delhi: SC, OBC scholarship deadline extended

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After SC and OBC college students got lower than 10 days to supply requisite paperwork to use for a authorities post-matric scholarship, the training division has extended the deadline after colleges pushed for a similar.

On January 1, Delhi government-run and government-aided colleges acquired a discover from the training division asking that they full the web entry of these eligible for the ‘postmatric scholarship’ for college kids belonging to Scheduled Caste and Other Backward Classes, in school XI and XII by January 10. In each circumstances, college students are required to supply an revenue certificates from the SDM workplace displaying that the scholar’s annual household revenue is lower than Rs. 2.5 lakh.

The time crunch induced many lecturers to fret that their college students would miss out on these scholarships.

“The income certificates are a big problem. We know from experience that it is not possible for parents of our SC and OBC students to get the document in such short time. Our school’s scholarship in-charge said she was afraid that there might be zero applications from our school this year,” mentioned a instructor at a South Delhi authorities faculty.

Following appeals from colleges, the planning department of the training division has now notified an extension until the tip of the month. “This branch has been receiving telephone calls and some schools have also visited this office citing difficulty faced by students in obtaining documents/certificates within the short span of time and then entering details by last date January 10, 2021. They requested that the last date may be extended,” it mentioned.

Beneficiaries of the scholarship for SC college students obtain Rs 230 monthly for 10 months, whereas beneficiaries of the OBC scholarship obtain Rs 160 monthly for 10 months.

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