kathmandu [Nepal]March 18 (ANI): The Embassy of India in Kathmandu on Saturday celebrated the 21st Golden Jubilee Scholarship Day by organizing an occasion on the Embassy premises.
The distinguished 21st batch of Swarna Jayanti Scholarship was instituted in the 12 months 2002 to commemorate 50 years of India-Nepal financial cooperation. At first of this scheme 50 Nepali college students have been offered scholarship. Within the 12 months 2007, the quantity of scholarships was elevated to 100. For the reason that 12 months 2012, the quantity of scholarships has doubled to 200,” stated the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu.
Beneath this scholarship scheme, an MBBS/BDS scholar will get NR 4000/- per 30 days for 5 years, BE scholar Rs.4000/- per 30 days for 4 years and people pursuing different undergraduate programs like BA, BEd, BPharmacy scholar will get. BSc Agriculture, BBA, BBM and BBS get Nepali Rupees 3000/- per 30 days for 3 years.
“This prestigious scheme has to this point benefitted 3000 Nepalese from all of the 77 districts of Nepal. About 45 per cent of Swarna Jayanti students are ladies,” the discharge stated.
The present batch of 200 awardees are from 73 districts of Nepal, of which 44 per cent are woman college students. Eight college students with disabilities have additionally been chosen this 12 months below the Golden Jubilee Scholarship Scheme.
“India and Nepal are shut and pleasant neighbours, and have a protracted-standing partnership in the sector of schooling. The scholarship and capability constructing program is part of India’s endeavor to help and accomplice in human useful resource growth of Nepal and for the general socio-financial profit of the area,” the discharge additional stated.
The occasion was attended by over 250 visitors, together with awardees of the Golden Jubilee Scholarships of the current and former years. The gathering was addressed by Indian Ambassador Naveen Srivastava.
The Embassy of India celebrated the 21st Golden Jubilee Scholarship Day with Nepalese scholarship recipients from the present and previous 4 years. Senior officers of the Authorities of Nepal, Vice-Chancellors of main universities and principals of prestigious colleges graced the occasion.
Pramila Devi Bajracharya, Secretary (Science and Know-how), Ministry of Training, Authorities of Nepal, Prof. Dr. Dev Raj Adhikari, Chairman, College Grants Fee graced the event.
Amongst these current have been Prof. Dr. Nand Bahadur Singh, Vice-Chancellor of Mid-Western College, Prof. Dr. Shilu Manandhar Bajracharya, Vice-Chancellor of Nepal Open College, Prof. Dr. Tilak Ram Acharya, Vice-Chancellor of Lumbini Buddhist College and Prof. Dr. Punya Prasad Regmi. Vice Chancellor of Agriculture and Forestry College Prof.
Ambassador Naveen Srivastava congratulated the scholars and introduced a particular roll of honor for graduating meritorious Golden Jubilee Students from subsequent 12 months.
The Authorities of India affords a complete of about 1600 scholarships in the disciplines of Drugs, Engineering, Dental Sciences, Arts, Commerce, Science, Nursing, Ayurveda, Dance, Theatre, Performing Arts and lots of extra to review in the schools. in Nepal and in India.
Since 2006, 27,000 Nepalese college students have benefited from the scholarship. (ANI)
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