Bhubaneswar: The Odisha authorities on Monday launched ‘Chhatra Protsahan Yojana’ (CPY), a scheme to supply free teaching for medical and engineering entrance examinations to ST and SC college students of the State.
In an announcement, the ST and SC improvement (SSD) division stated it might present the free teaching to 320 ST and SC college students of the State, yearly.
With an intention to establish and nurture the potential of ST/SC college students from a younger age, 7 centres of excellence have been arrange within the faculties run by the division. In these centres teaching shall be supplied.
The scholars for the free teaching shall be chosen on the premise of Class 10 benefit and a range take a look at from among the many college students who’ve handed matric from the SSD excessive faculties.
Presently, the division is working 62 increased secondary faculties in 14 districts. Yearly, greater than 30,000 ST and SC college students seem within the annual matriculation examination.
The scheme has been ready retaining in thoughts the wants of the scholars residing in deep tribal pockets who’re unable to appreciate their potential because of lack of entry to higher teaching alternatives, the division stated.
On this event, the division has additionally signed MoUs with the teaching businesses chosen for this programme. These businesses shall be offering on website medical and engineering teaching and preparatory coaching to the chosen ST/SC college students within the 7 Centres of Excellence.
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