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200 Nepalese students receive scholarship from IndiaSCHOLARSHIP

Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

today provided scholarships to 200 Nepalese students as part of its effort to support human resources development and the overall socio-economic development of the country.

The scheme was started by the in 2002 for meritorious Nepalese students marking the completion of 50 years of India-Economic Cooperation.

So far more than 2,150 Nepali students have been benefited from this scheme from across 77 districts of

The scheme enables selected Nepalese students to continue studying MBBS, BE, BSc, BA, B.Ed, BBA and under-graduate courses at various universities and colleges in by providing financial assistance.

Under this scholarship scheme, an MBBS student receives Rs 4,000 per month for five years while a BE student is provided Rs 4,000 per month for four years and a student studying in other under-graduate courses receives Rs 3,000 per month for three years.

Shanker Das Bairagi, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nepal and India's for Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri, congratulated the eligible students for their selection for the scholarship.

They advised the students to achieve personal and professional fulfilment, which will contribute to further deepening and strengthening India-Nepal relations.

These scholarships are part of India's effort to support human resources development and the overall socio-economic development of the country, a statement said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 19:40 IST
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