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Indian Government to give Scholarships to 200 Nepalese Students

The Indian government announced to give away 200 scholarships to Nepalese students so that they could take up higher education in various courses under a bilateral scheme to boost human resource development in the country.

Mar 3, 2015 16:11 IST
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The Indian government announced to give away 200 scholarships to Nepalese students so that they could take up higher education in various courses under a bilateral scheme to boost human resource development in the country.

At a function organized in Kathmandu, Nepal’s Vice President Parmananda Jha and Indian ambassador to Nepal, Ranjit Rae gave away certificates to the 13th batch of the Golden Jubilee Scholarship. The scholarships would provide options to study a range of subjects including engineering, medicine, agriculture, pharmacology, veterinary science, computer application, business administration, music and fine arts. The number of scholarships was 100 in 2012, which is raised to 200 giving more chances to the students.

Along with the number of scholarship, the amount of the scholarship has also been raised. For every student of MBBS and BE the scholarships has been raised from Rs. 3000 to Rs. 4000. For BSc, BBA, BBS and BCom the amount has been increased to Rs. 3000 from Rs 2000.

Indian government launched the Golden Jubilee Scholarship Scheme in 2002 in order to commemorate the 50th year of Economic Co-operation between the two neighboring countries. The Indo-Nepal relationship and co-operation has seen its peak during these years. The contribution of India towards the development of human resources in Nepal has been significant for the years and has been a major aspect in the Indo-Nepal Co-operation. This inclusion of scholarships would further strengthen the ties between the two countries in the field of education.

Important Points

  • Indian government announced to give away 200 scholarships to Nepalese students so that they could take up higher education in various courses
  • Certificates were given to the 13th batch of the Golden Jubilee Scholarship
  • The number of scholarships was 100 in 2012, which is raised to 200 giving more chances to the students

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