Governor, Chhattisgarh, Sh. Balramji Das Tandon launched "Aryans special scholarship for the students of tribal states" in a function held today at Aryans Group of Colleges. Dr Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group of Colleges presided over the event. Thousands of people from Rajpura and surrounding areas visited Aryans campus to see Balramji Das Tandon.
Many renowned personalities from the region including; Bibi Harpreet Kaur Mukhmailpur, MLA, Ghanaur, Patiala; Mr. Varun Roojam, DC, Patiala; Sh. Deepinder Singh Dhillon; Sh. Raj Khurana; Sh. Sanjay Tandon, President, BJP; Sh. Rakesh Sharma; Sh. Paramjit Jangpura; Sh. Nand lal; Sh. Rameshwar Sharma etc also graced the occasion.
Dr Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group while giving the information regarding the scholarship said that central government is funding scholarship to the tribal students on the government approved fee structure. These funds are insufficient to complete the technical courses in private institutions. Interested students can give a missed call on 1800-30000-388 or can visit www.aryans.edu.in to apply for scholarship.
Governor, Chhattisgarh, Sh Balramji Das Tandon while speaking on the occasion said, "I am delighted to launch this scholarship for Aryans College, situated on Chandigarh Patiala Highway-The area which I had represented once is now opening doors for the tribal students of those areas which I am representing now."
While appreciating the effort made by the College he further said, "The initiative taken by the college will attract more tribal students for higher & Technical education. This would help more skill development among the youth resulting in better employment opportunities in their life and strengthening the nation as Nation is First, self is thereafter."
Bibi Harpreet Kaur Mukhmailpur while speaking on the occasion said that the Punjab Government is committed to provide quality education to not only to students of Punjab but also the students of the entire country. He further said that State Government would provide good & supportive environment to the other states students so they can feel safe and secure in Punjab.
Dr. Kataria further said under this scheme 50 meritorious students will be selected from tribal areas in which 35% of the scholarship will be paid by Aryans Group, other 50% part will be paid by the State Government and the remaining 15% part will be borne by the students.
It is to be mentioned that some states have maximum percentage of tribal population in India like Lakshadweep (94.6%), Mizoram (94.19%), Nagaland (88.98%), Meghalaya (86.43%), Arunachal Pradesh (64.63%), Manipur (38.96%), Chhattisgarh (31.82%), Jharkhand (26.34%), Odisha (22.19%) and Madhya Pradesh (20.26%).