Centre sanctions scholarship to 4900 students

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Puducherry, Nov 1 (UNI) The Centre has sanctioned a scholarship of Rs 900 each to 4900 students in the Union Territory, PMK Parliamentary Party Leader M Ramadass said today.

In a statement here, Prof Ramadass said though the Centre had sanctioned Rs 44 lakh for scholarship during 2006-07, the cheque for the amount could not be sent to Puducherry due to certain administrative reasons.

The parents had apprised him the issue and the matter was taken up with the officials of Social Welfare Ministry, who took steps to send the cheque, he added.


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