CHANDIGARH: The Punjab authorities will pay 40% of the Rs 200 crore arrears of non-public academic institutions, towards the post matric scholarship scheme for SC college students, for the interval 2017-18 to 2019-20.
This was determined by the state cupboard at a digital assembly chaired by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.
The assembly determined that the Chief Minister will take up the difficulty of the stability 60% pending arrears with the Prime Minister.
The Cabinet, whereas approving the report submitted by the Group of Ministers (GoM), constituted to look into the difficulties confronted within the implementation of the Post Matric Scholarship scheme for Scheduled Castes for the stated interval, determined that the federal government will give these arrears to the non-public institutions in 3 equal quarterly installments in the course of the 12 months 2021-22.
The GoM, comprising Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal, Social Justice, Empowerment & Minorities Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, Higher Education Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa and Technical Education Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, was constituted on January 14, 2021.
The Post Matric Scholarship Scheme to SC college students is being carried out by means of Central help however no funds have been launched towards the demand for the years 2017-18 to 2019-20. Keeping in view the hardships confronted by SC college students, the GoM was constituted to look at and resolve this challenge to safe the long run of SC college students.
The GoM had additionally beneficial that non-public academic institutions wouldn’t retain the roll numbers, certificates and levels of SC college students, would make no claims nor method courtroom towards Punjab Government for claiming pending charges for the session of 2017-18 to 2019-2020. Further, they’ll withdraw instances pending in Court on this matter, the Group had advised.
Further, it has stated in its report that if 60% quantity just isn’t obtained from the Government of India (GoI), then the academic institutions couldn’t declare their payment from Punjab Government.