Thursday, July 05, 2012
Know India Programmes (KIP) is a three week orientation programme for diaspora youth between the age of 18-26 years and the participants are selected on the basis of nominations received from Indian Missions/Posts abroad. Every year 2/3 batches consisting of about 35 participants each attend the programme. The programme is conducted to promote awareness on different facets of India and th...
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
The Indian Council of Overseas Employment (ICOE) is a ‘not for profit’ society established by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) in 2008 to serve as a think tank on all matters relating to ‘International Migration’. The ICOE undertakes empirical, analytical and policy related research, implements pilot projects to document good practices and assists in capacity building of stakehold...
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
The University Grants Commission (UGC) provides financial assistance to Central/State/UGC maintained deemed to be universities and colleges for SC/ST students under following three schemes:-
(1) Remedial Coaching at Undergraduate and Postgraduate Level for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Minority Communities Students.
(2) Coaching for entry into services for S...
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
New Delhi: Under Merit-cum means based scholarship scheme being implemented by the Ministry of Minority Affairs, there is no provision of any corpus. The number of students benefited under Merit-cum means based scholarship scheme State-wise during the last three years is as follows: &nb...
Thursday, August 04, 2011
New Delhi: Centrally Sponsored "Post-matric Scholarship Scheme for SC students" provides 100% Central assistance to States /UTs over and above their committed liability, for providing financial assistance to SC students studying at post matriculation or post-secondary stage to enable them to complete their education. The financial assistance includes maintenance allowance, reimbursement of non-...
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
The Centrally Sponsored scheme for Infrastructure Development of Private Aided/Unaided Minority Institutes (Elementary Secondary/Senior Secondary schools) (IDMI) came into existence in December, 2008. During 2008-09, no grant was given to any institution of any State. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Shri Vincent H. Pala, Minister of State for Minority Af...
Wednesday, May 05, 2010
In order to attain the objective of Universalisation of Elementary Education, the Government has enacted the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009 which provides for free and compulsory education to all children in the age group of 6-14 years. The RTE Act has come into force with effect from 1.4.2010. Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), which is the main vehicl...
Monday, May 03, 2010
New Delhi: Literacy rate amongst SC females has constantly improved as seen from the following last five decadal census figures:
Thursday, April 22, 2010
New Delhi: The Government has said that under the provisions of section 205C of the Companies Act, the following amounts are required to be credited to the Investor Education and Protection Fund by the companies:
(i) Amounts in the unpaid dividend accounts of companies;