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JKSA thanks PM Modi, MOE Dharmendra Pradhan for extension of PMSSS for JK students

Post by on Wednesday, June 1, 2022

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Srinagar, May 31: Jammu and Kashmir Students Association (JKSA) Tuesday thanked Prime Minister NarendraModi and Union Minister for Education Dharmendra Pradhan for extending the Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) for Jammu and Kashmir students for another 5 years.
In a statement, national spokesperson of the Association Nasir Khuehami said that the scholarship will enable poor and marginalized students to continue their studies.
It will bring a paradigm shift in the education system because it will enable the ambitious students to pursue their career goals more effectively. Besides, this scheme will provide opportunities to youth of Jammu and Kashmir to dream big and provide means to realize their dreams, the statement said
Under the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS), every year 5000 meritorious students are funded to study in private and Government educational institutions across the country. With its extension for five more years, more students will benefit in the next five years.
This scheme was introduced with the main aim to economically assist and aid needy and poor students of these regions to pursue undergraduate studies in colleges outside the Union Territories. The AICTE–All India Council of Technical Education Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme funds the students with maintenance fee and academic charges till the end of course, he added.
Khuehami hoped that, Prime Minister NarendraModi will enhance seats under PMSSS scheme, to benefit maximum number of students from Jammu and Kashmir, because more & more students want to avail their (PMSSS) provides path-breaking opportunity for the J&K students for capacity building, education, enabling and empowering them to compete in the routine academic courses and enhancing employment opportunities for them, Besides, the existing loopholes mainly in disbursement of funds will be addressed at an earliest.

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