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Scholarship for SC, ST Students increased

Bhubaneswar, May 23: The Odisha government has increased the pre-matriculation scholarship for the SC and ST students. All the hostel students and day scholars will get benefits from the hike.

The scholarship for hostel boys from class I to X was hiked to Rs 750 and the girls will get Rs 800 per month. Similarly, the amount was hiked for the day scholars from class VI to VII to Rs 180 and Rs 240 for girls.

The amount for boy day scholars in class VII has been increased to Rs 240 and girls will get Rs 300 per month.

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