Thursday, August 17, 2017

CENTRAL OBC FUNDS SEE DIP IN MAHARASHTRA

GoI hasn’t doled out Rs 2.5K cr for scholarships since 2001.



Mumbai: Data obtained from the state government has revealed that funds from the Centre for Other Backward Class (OBC) students’ scholarships have seen a major decline in the last 15 years.

The Centre, since 2001, has not handed out Rs 2,576 crore meant for OBC students in Maharashtra. In the current year, the state received only Rs 54 crore while it was expecting Rs 500 crore. Activists have blamed this disappointment on the state’s mechanism, which they say failed to assert itself before the Centre.

The state government, which had formed a separate OBC ministry for the welfare of the people this year, is lacking funds from the Centre to fulfil the scholarship amount of the students. Also, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis had promised earlier this month to extend facilities received by OBCs to Maratha students. But this begs the question: if OBC students are not getting their dues, how can the state help Maratha students?

Interestingly, between 2003 and 2006 the Centre did not send its contribution at all to the state. Figures from 2001 indicated that the state government’s contribution for scholarships was Rs 373 crore, and while the Centre’s contribution was Rs 3,181 crore, it sent only Rs 606 crore, creating a backlog of Rs 2,576 crore.

When The Asian Age questioned chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on the matter, he said that this is a different scheme. “There is an entire provision pan India is just Rs 500 crore. We have never received more than this since 2003. The scheme is financed by the state government and we have expanded it through our own resources.”

However, the figures of the last few years do not support that the state government is contributing much to the scholarships. “It is due to the state’s apathy that the social justice department did not inform the Centre in the past about inclusion of a few backward castes in OBCs. Hence, Maharashtra is the only state that does not get the Centre’s contribution. The funds are distributed unevenly among OBC students. Those who press their demands get funds,” said Dr Balasaheb Pawar, a senate member of Maharashtra Health Science University, who is following the issue in the court.

Another activist, Dr Vivek Korday, who is from a group that is against the commercialisation of education, said it is hypocrisy by the government. “The OBC and EBC students are forced to pay fees they cannot afford. Later, there is no guarantee by the state of reimbursement. The students should not be paying fees ideally. Then there will be no need for reimbursement,” Dr Korday said.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

BAHUSHRUT FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP LD#31.7.17

BAHUSHRUT FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Interested candidate should possess all the criteria to apply for this scholarship

• Class 10 passed in June 2017
• Meritorious student
• Hearing impaired students
• Only the residents of Maharashtra and Gujarat are eligible

Administrative Office
( All communication to be done at this address only )
Nilam Patel Bahushrut Foundation
303, Aries Palms, Tower-B, 5/6 Shobhana Nagar
Vasna Road, Vadodara 390015, India.
Voice +91 265 2250157

Registered Office
Nilam Patel Bahushrut Foundation
C/o Mrs. Smita Shah
2-B Pallav Apartment, Lallubhai Park
Andheri West, Mumbai# 400 058, India.
Email: npbf@bahushrutfoundation.org
nilampatel62@gmail.com

Last Date# 31.8.17

www.bahushrutfoundation.org

CURBING RAGGING


Tuesday, August 8, 2017

R.D.SETHNA LOAN SCHOLARSHIP LD# 31.8.17

Loan scholarships are granted to enable students to undertake scientific, technical, industrial or commercial studies in India and overseas on the condition that they are repayable with interest in terms of the agreement and other documents required to be entered into and executed by applicants and their male guarantors.

Last Date# 31.08.207

R D SETHNA SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Mr. Farrokh M. Rustomji – CEO
Esplanade House, 29 Hazarimal Somani Marg,
Fort, Mumbai# 400 001
Voice +91 22 2207 7044
www.rdsethnascholarships.org


Monday, August 7, 2017

MARGA SCHULZE MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS LD#31.8.17

Marga Schulze Merit Scholarships

Supported by CBM/Marga Schulze Foundation, female blind students of B.A. second year, third year, B.Ed., MA first and second years and M. Phil can apply for scholarship till the 31st August, 2017 in the AICB office.
Application form can be downloaded from our website


Last Date# 31.8.17

All India Confederation of the Blind,
Near Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Hospital,
Sector-5, Rohini, Delhi-110085.
Voice +91 11 27054082
HandPhone  +91-9810684208
Email  aicbdelhi@yahoo.com
Website www.aicb.org.in

ECONOMIC TIMES YOUNG LEADERS LD#23.8.17

Economic Times Young Leaders is the only nationwide programme of its kind. The programme invites ambitious young working professionals between 26 to 32 years of age.

Participants are evaluated basis different leadership parameters, defined by our knowledge partner CEB – global leaders in leadership assessment. Participants go through the following four rigorous phases of assessment:

WHY PARTICIPATE?
Participating in The Economic Times Young Leaders programme will help you fast-track your career:
•  Get recognized by India Inc.
•  Interact with India's blue-chip CEOs
•   Network with the brightest young minds
•  Grow through self-discovery

PHASE#1
ONLINE PERSONALITY TESTAll registered candidates take a simple 20 minute personality test

PHASE#2
ONLINE SKILL CHECKShortlisted participants are tested on their verbal and numerical thinking
PHASE#3
ON-GROUND GROUP DISCUSSIONLeadership qualities of participants are determined via group assessments

PHASE#4
ONE-ON-ONE INTERVIEWS WITH CEOsImpress the CEOs, and get a chance to be on the list

Email us at
etyoungleaders@timesgroup.in
www.etyoungleaders.com

Sunday, August 6, 2017

PERSISTENT FOUNDATION – 'KIRAN' GIRLS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM LD# 12.8.17 & 5.9.17

PERSISTENT FOUNDATION – 'KIRAN' GIRLS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 2017-18

Scholarship worth Rs.40,000/- per year till the completion of B.E/B.Tech in Computer Science/Information Technology, MSc Computer Science/ Bioinformatics/ MCA.

Eligibility Criteria:
• First year engineering girls pursuing Computer Science/ Information Technology course with 70% marks in 10th and 12th standard
• Students who have taken admission to Direct second year engineering after Diploma with 70% marks in 10th and 60% marks in final year.
• First year MSc Bioinformatics, MSc Computer Science and Master of Computer Application [MCA] girls with 70% marks in 12th and 60% in graduation
• The candidate is pursuing the course mentioned above in a college within Pune District | Nagpur District | Goa | Hyderabad City | Bangalore City
• Annual family income is less than INR 5.00 lakhs
Application & Selection Procedure
• For 1st year students: Fill up the application form & commit the same on or before 12th August 2017.
• For Direct 2nd year students: Fill up the application form & commit the same on or before 5th September 2017.
• Shortlisted candidates will be called for first round of test/interviews.
• Shortlisted candidates from the first round of test/interviews will be called for second round of interviews.
• Final list of selected candidates will be declared.
• Continuation of scholarship is subject to:
1. Achievement of 55% of marks without any backlog by the candidate for the previous year.
2. Attendance to training & mentoring programs organized by Persistent Foundation which is mandatory.

Learn more,
For notification http://www.persistentfoundation.org/girls-scholarship
For Form submission http://www.persistentfoundation.org/sites/foundation/Girls-Scholarship-Program-Policy.pdf

In case of any queries feel free to write to PoC – girls_scholarship@persistent.com

Last Date 12.08.2017 & 5.09.2017

CBSE UDAAN PROGRAM FOR CLASS 11 & 12 GIRLS - FREE COACHING LD# 7.8.17

Udaan is a project launched by CBSE under guidance of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, to address the low enrolment of girl students in prestigious engineering institutions and the teaching gap between school education & engineering entrance examination. The effort is to enrich the teaching & learning of Science and Mathematics at School level by addressing the three dimensions of education - curriculum design, transaction and assessments.

WHO CAN JOIN,
The program is open to Indian citizens residing in India only. .
• All girl students studying in classes XI of KVs/ NVs/ Government Schools of any recognised Board/ CBSE affiliated private schools in India are eligible to apply based on criteria given above.
• The selection of the students will be based on merit and will be considered against the city chosen by the candidate for the weekly virtual contact classes.
• Girl students enrolled in Class XI in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) stream.
• Minimum 70% marks in Class X overall and 80% marks in Science and Mathematics;for Boards which follow CGPA, a minimum CGPA of 8 and a GPA of 9 in Science and Mathematics.
• Reservation as per JEE (Advanced);OBC (NCL) - 27 % , SC – 15 % , ST – 7.5 % ,PWD – 3 % of seats in every category
• The annual family income should be less than 6 lakhs per annum

Central Board of Secondary Education
Shiksha Sadan, 17 Rouse Avenue, New Delhi 110 002
Voice +91 11  23214737
Email: udaan.cbse2017@gmail.com