Post-matric scholarship will benefit SC students: Dharmendra Pradhan

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has welcomed the decision of the Centre to allow post-matric scholarship for SC students.

The Union Cabinet, under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given the nod to provide post-matric scholarship of Rs 59,000 cr.

Pradhan has thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment TC Ghelot for the historic decision in this regard.

The Union Minister twitted that students of Odisha will get the benefit of the scholarship. This is a step forward to translate the principles of Atmanirbhar Bharat being followed by Modi dispensation. He said Modi government is committed to provide quality education to the students of backward communities.

Pradhan said the scholarship will benefit four crore students of the backward community and added that ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikash’ can be realized if the students from this community get better education facility for their all round development.