Chandigarh, July 17:-
The Punjab Government has decided to provide online scholarships to the eligible students for the year 2011-12 and directions in this regard have been issued to all Government/Aided/Un-Aided Colleges besides all the Universities of State.
Disclosing this here today, Punjab Education Minister Mr. Sewa Singh Sekhwan said that the DPI (Colleges) has uploaded the prescribed policy along with two performas on department’s website www.dpipunjab.org . He said that detailed information regarding students, who have got admissions in the colleges, should be uploaded on the website before July 31, 2011. Besides this, one each hard and soft copy should also be sent to the department.
The Minister informed that the State government had already sent the cheques/drafts for disbursement of the scholarships for the session 2010-11 and the concerned institutions has been asked to furnish the information regarding disbursement to the department by August 31, 2011.
Meanwhile, it has been clarified that only those students would be eligible for the scholarship, who had submitted their scholarship forms by November 31, 2010. In case, a beneficiary could not get his/her scholarship amount by August 31, 2011, he/she may contact DPI (Colleges), Punjab’s office at Chandigarh.