Money will not be a hindrance for the students for  higher and technical education: CM

Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Champai Soren reviewed a high level meeting at Project Building in Ranchi on Friday.

“It is the government’s resolve that no student of the state should be deprived of higher and technical education due to financial constraints.  Many schemes have been started by the state government in this direction. Ensure that the benefits of these schemes are easily accessible to the poor and bright students here”  said, chief Minister Champai Soren said these things in a high level meeting of the Department of Higher and Technical Education in the Ministry of Jharkhand.

On this occasion he launched the “Go Live of Student Application Module” of Guruji Student Credit Card Scheme.

Under this, students who have been selected for higher educational institutions will be able to apply online.

After this, they will be provided an education loan up to Rs 15 lakh by the banks with which the government has tied up for this scheme.

The Chief Minister said that the government has started many schemes for students like Guruji Credit Card Scheme, Chief Minister Education Promotion Scheme and Manki Munda Scholarship Scheme.

Poor and needy students should get the benefits of these schemes.

The Chief Minister said that it is the government’s effort to ensure that financial constraints do not become a hindrance for the children here to pursue courses like medical engineering, fashion designing, journalism and law along with coaching for competitive examinations.

The Chief Minister stressed on making higher and technical education in the state better and excellent.

He said that a large number of students from here go to other states for higher education.

In such a situation, we will have to make efforts that along with quality education, there should be a strong system of campus placement in the higher educational institutions here, so that the students here can get good education and also get good jobs in their own state.

The Chief Minister said that construction work of many buildings is going on in various educational institutions along with many new degree colleges in the state.

Speed up the construction work of these buildings and complete it within the stipulated time limit, so that the teachers and students here can benefit from it.

He said that many new colleges are being opened by the government in towns, small cities and blocks, so that the students here can get better and higher education near their homes.

The Chief Minister directed the officials to make the Tribal University to be opened in Jamshedpur operational soon.

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