Social Welfare Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam chaired a meeting regarding disbursement of various student scholarships within the department. The meeting was attended by the Director of SC-ST Welfare Department, and high ranking officials of the Education Department & Finance Department.
It had come to the Social Welfare Minister’s notice that there were certain pendencies regarding disbursement of student scholarships under SC/ST/OBC department which was causing inconvenience to students. The Minister took a serious stand against the pendencies and directed officials to immediately expedite the process.
Gautam said: “There has been a delay in disbursement of student scholarships under the ST/SC/OBC department. I have ordered the officers to resolve all the issues as soon as possible so that students start receiving their scholarship at the earliest. The application process for the scholarships should start at the beginning of the academic year itself.”