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Scholarship scam: FIRs likely against 70 colleges

Posted on December 14th, 2017 in scholarship |

Vaibhav Ganjapure, December 14,2017

Source: The Times of India

Nagpur: After months of dilly-dallying, the Maharashtra government has finally agreed to lodge offences against 70 colleges that allegedly siphoned crores of scholarship money.

On August 25, TOI had reported how these colleges, named by the special investigation team (SIT), gobbled huge amounts through bogus students and fake documents, thus causing massive losses to the exchequer. Read the rest of this entry »

Scholarships irk students in state

Posted on November 30th, 2017 in scholarship |

Prathmesh.Patil, November 30,2017

Source: Mirror

Centre cutting funds demanded and delayed disbursement by state govt leads to scholars from disadvantaged backgrounds struggling

In recent times, students and activists in the field of education have been irked by the failure of both the Central and state governments when it comes to ensuring the disbursement of proper post-matric scholarships for underprivileged students. Adding to this outrage, the Centre has been steadily cutting down the amount allotted to states against the sum demanded, to be provided in such scholarships. Read the rest of this entry »

Scholarship exams for Class V and VII to start February 18 in Pune

Posted on October 11th, 2017 in Examination, scholarship |

Express News Service | October 11, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

The new format has more application-based questions and comprises two papers of 150 marks each. The exam schedule and other related information has been uploaded on the www.mscepune.in.

THE MAHARASHTRA State Council of Examinations (MSCE) has declared the dates for the Pre-Upper Primary Scholarship (PUP), Class V, and Pre-Secondary Scholarship (PSP), Read the rest of this entry »

Two years on, over 20k students still await scholarship amount

Posted on September 22nd, 2017 in scholarship |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, September 22, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : More than 20,000 students in the city eligible for scholarships for higher education have not received their scholarship amount for the past two years.

Bhushan Ranbhare, Pune city president of National Students Union of India (NSUI), on Thursday said, “It has been two years now that 20,000 students in Pune have not received their scholarship amounts. Many of these students not just belong to reserved category , but also come from economically weak background.They have taken admission into higher education courses only due to the scholarship scheme.“ Read the rest of this entry »

55 students get free-loan scholarships

Posted on July 25th, 2017 in scholarship |


Source : Sakal Times

Pune around 55 students aspiring the pursue higher education  abroad received free loan scholar ship fro sakal India foundation on Monday. They receive Rs. 60,000 from chairman of sakal mediagroup, Pratap Pawar In the presence of S. Pedmanabhan, Vice President of Sakal Media Foundation, the foundations secretary Dr AS Kalgeonkar and Treasurer Ramesh Bodke, besides others. Read the rest of this entry »

Process to apply for civic scholarships goes online

Posted on July 22nd, 2017 in scholarship |

Prasad Kulkarni, Jul 22, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : In a bid to bring more transparency in the allotment of scholarships, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has decided to take the process online.

The students will now have to fill the forms online and the funds will deposited in their bank accounts directly .

The process started on Thursday .

“Now, students will not have to run from pillar to post to get the forms,“ Sanjay Ranjane, programme officer, Read the rest of this entry »

PMC school student wins full scholarship to Minnesota college

Posted on June 24th, 2017 in scholarship |

Meeta Ramnani,  Jun 24,  2017

Source: Mirror

Daughter of a school van driver and a homemaker, Namrata Khanvilkar is all set to leave for the US in August, where she will study biochemistry at St Olaf’s
Steadfast focus and a peerless academic record have borne fruit for a Class XII student who has done near ly all her schooling in gov ernment and municipal institutions. Namrata Khanvilkar has attained a full scholarship to St Olaf College, Minnesota, USA via the United World School (UWS). The scholarship will include her fees, accommodation and meal costs. Read the rest of this entry »

11,000 schoolkids await scholarship

Posted on April 22nd, 2017 in scholarship |

Siddharth Gadkari, Apr 22, 2017,

Source: Mirror

Three months after boards, PMC fails to disburse financial aid to distinction-achieving students as new academic year starts

Despite it being the end of the academic year, the Pune Mu nicipal Corporation (PMC) has failed to reimburse scholarship amounts to 11,000 of its own school students for nearly three months now. The administration had decided to directly transfer the monetary aid through the real-time gross settlement (RTGS) system, but has now postponed the process, citing civic elections as an excuse. Read the rest of this entry »

Upper age limit for Std V scholarship fixed at 11 yrs

Posted on December 16th, 2016 in RTE, scholarship |

Sakal Times | 16  December 2016

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: A student who is in Std V and is not more than 11 years old will be eligible for availing the Std V scholarship by the State government, said Dinkar Patil, Chairman of State Council of Examinations.

While speaking to Sakal Times, Patil explained that this rule has been changed considering the Right to Education Act (RTE). Read the rest of this entry »

Scholarship exam age revised as per RTE act

Posted on December 16th, 2016 in RTE, scholarship |


Source: The Times of India

Pune : Confusion over the upper age-limit for scholarship exams was cleared up by t he chairman of the Maharashtra State Council of Examination on Wednesday, when he declared that the revised age limits for students of Classes V and VIII were according to the Right to Education Act and will not be changed. Read the rest of this entry »