SJETA to ‘release’ pre & post matric scholarship before Jul end

SJETA to ‘release’ pre & post matric scholarship before Jul end

ITANAGAR, Jul 4: The scholarship of both pre & post matric students for 2017-18 is going to be released by the department of Social Justice & Empowerment & Tribal Affairs (SJETA) before the end of this month.

This was informed here today to the AAPSU the team of which led by its vice president (protocol) Dr Tayuk Sonam along with Education secretary Prem Tallang Camdir called on SJETA commissioner Gamli Padu pertaining to immediate disbursement of pre & post martric scholarship, a scheme of Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India, according to a release of AAPSU.

In response to the earlier pitch made by the AAPSU on untimely disbursement of scholarship to the students, the commissioner SJETA conducted a meeting at his office chamber here yesterday. It was attended by Prince Dhawan, Secretary IT, Kinny Singh, Special Secretary SJETA, Director Yumlam Kaha and PO (IT) Banya Boje.

The process of disbursement has been getting delayed due to technical problems. As the list of 13000 applicants has been successfully registered through online and it has to be verified by the IT department to check the duplicity, it was decided during the meeting.

From the next academic year 2018-19 the applicants have to fill in their forms through online under the National Scholarship Portal (NSP) only.

While appealing the students to remain patient till this month, the AAPSU team extended gratitude to the concerned authority for their positive response.


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