The Indian Embassy in Nepal on Wednesday announced 200 scholarships to meritorious Nepali students for continuing various undergraduate courses at colleges and universities.
During the inception of the scheme, 50 meritorious Nepali students were awarded the scholarships.
"These include about 45 per cent girls and 8 per cent differently abled students, the Indian Embassy here said in a statement.
Puri congratulated the students and advised them to achieve personal and professional fulfillment, which will contribute towards Nepal's socio-economic development and will further deepen and strengthen India-Nepal relations.
Under this scholarship scheme, an MBBS/BDS student receives NRs. 4,000/- per month for five years, a BE student receives NRs. 4,000/- per month for four years and a student studying in other under-graduate courses receives NRs. 3,000/- per month for three years.
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