Nua O Scholarship

Nua O Scholarship

Kartik Pandian participated in Nua-O Fest & interacted with students from all colleges of Jajpur District where he explained the historic Cabinet decision of the State Government on Nua -O Scholarships for students enrolled in General Degree & Post-Graduate (PG) programs in State universities, Govt and non-govt. Aided colleges including aided Sanskrit colleges under Higher education Dept.

What is Nua-O scholarship?
He informed that the minimum scholarship amount for male students will be Rs. 9,000 per year and for female students will be Rs. 10,000 per year.
The students belonging to eligible SC/ST and Nirman Shramik Families will get Rs 10,000 ( Male) and Rs 11,000 ( Female) per annum*.
All Students are eligible for the scholarships, except the students whose parents are Income Tax payee or permanent Govt. employees. The Nua O scholarships for current academic year will be deposited in the bank accounts of the eligible students from February 20th onwards and completed this month itself.

The Nutana Unnata Abhilasha (NUA) Odisha scheme aims to empower youth with continuous skilling, re-skilling, and up-skilling opportunities, he said.

With a budget of Rs 385 crore for 2023-24 to 2025-26 fiscals, the scheme will cover all 30 districts, prioritising tribal and remote areas.

Pandian said that the scholarship will be available for students of undergraduate and post-graduate programmes in state universities and government and non-government aided colleges including Sanskrit colleges under the Higher Education department.

Students whose parents are Income Tax payees or are permanent government employees would not be able to avail of the scholarship, he said.

The Nua-O scholarship for the current academic year will be deposited in the bank accounts of the eligible students from February 20 onwards.

This will be a new era of student empowerment towards realising the CM’s vision of ‘Nabin Odisha’ (New Odisha), he said.

“A corpus of Rs 300 crore will be created and by August, Nua-O magic smart cards will be given to all eligible students, through which they would be able to avail additional benefits such as bus or train travel, access free WiFi, online courses, skill development and coaching programmes,” Pandian said.

Around 4.5 lakh undergraduate and 32,000 post-graduate students are expected to benefit from the Nua-O scholarship, he added.

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