Udhampur, May 1
In order to encourage the students of Udhampur for availing benefits under Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS), 2017-18, the Department of Higher Education, J&K Government has established a facilitation centre at Government Degree College, Udhampur for online registration and verification of documents. ‘The main objective of the scheme is capacity building of the youth of Jammu and Kashmir besides educating, enabling and empowering them to compete in the normal course. The scheme will also boost employment potential of the students of Jammu and Kashmir’, said the Principal of the College. ‘All the students who are from the state and have either passed or appeared in 10 +2 examinations from the Higher Secondary Schools of J&K State affiliated to JK BOSE or CBSE are eligible under the scheme. Besides this the scheme would also provide an opportunity to the students to study outside the state. Only those students whose family income is less than 6 lakh per annum are eligible for the scholarship, added the Principal, Government Degree College Boys Udhampur.