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Dr. Ambedkar National Merit Awards conferred by Kumari Selja

Jan 9, 2014 17:20 IST

The Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Kumari Selja on 7 January 2014 gave away the Dr. Ambedkar National Merit Awards to meritorious students belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. The awards were given to students, who have appeared in Secondary and Senior Secondary School Examination - 2013 conducted by State/Central Education Boards/Councils.

517 meritorious students from 13 boards of 10th class and 17 boards of 12th class of the year 2013 were found eligible for the Awards.

Dr. Ambedkar National Merit Awards
Dr. Ambedkar National Merit Awards is given by the Dr. Ambedkar Foundation, which is an autonomous organization under the aegis of Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment. The award is distributed to the meritorious students every year to recognize and encourage the students belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. They are given the awards for their commendable performance in Class 10th and Class 12th examinations. The award carries a citation and cash award.

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