Cabinet nod soon for Rs 75,000 scholarship for bright students: Minister

Cabinet nod soon for Rs 75,000 scholarship for bright students: Minister

The Cabinet will soon give its nod to a Rs. 75,000 monthly scholarship scheme for bright students in higher education institutes to arrest the brain drain and encourage innovation, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar today said. The scholarship, the Minister said, is meant for bright sparks at institutes like IITs and universities where required infrastructure is being provided under the Vishwajeet Project and Uchchatar Avishkar Yojana. “We are also starting a PM Scholarship. I have already signed the Cabinet note. That is under circulation. It will come to the Cabinet very…

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Union Cabinet okays management institute for Jammu

Union Cabinet okays management institute for Jammu

The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the establishment and operationalisation of an Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Jammu on a transit/temporary campus at the old Government College of Engineering and Technology from the academic year 2016-17. The project will involve an estimated cost of about Rs 61.90 crore on a temporary campus for the initial four years from 2016 to 2020, an official release said. The student strength intake for this year in the Post-Graduate Diploma Programme (PGDP) in Management is 54 which will progressively go up to a…

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