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Coaching to SC Students for PET, PMT

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Bhopal, Mar 12 (UNI) The Madhya Pradesh Government today announced, it will provide coaching facility to Scheduled Caste (SC) students for PET, PMT, and PAT competitive examinations.

SC Welfare and Development Commissioner Shikha Dubey today said students will be given Rs 200 for stationery and Rs 1,500 for books besides a monthly scholarship of Rs 375 for hostel inmates.

A separate centre, exclusively for girls, will be opened if their strength exceeded 20, an official release here said.

Selection of students would be made on merit basis.

Students having passed their Xth and XIth exams with 50 per cent marks are eligible to receive the training, while the same criterion for selection will be applicable for the students, who have passed XIIth.

A student can receive training only twice -- which means a student, who receives coaching in XIth can take it while studying in XIIth as well.

The SC Welfare department will also provide travelling expenses to students coming from out side the state capital.

Teachers will receive Rs 200 per period as remuneration, while the centre's principal would be given Rs 200 per month.

A clerk and a peon -- to be posted at the centre -- would receive Rs 100 and Rs 50 per month respectively.

The principal would receive Rs 1,000 for stationeries and other expenses. Besides, the assistant commissioner and district coordinator could spend Rs 5,000 for transportation, electricity and other expenses.

Departmental hostels would be facilitated to the students, while meals would be made available out of the stipend money.

Besides, career guidance has already been made available to SC students -- both the pass outs and students of class XII, the release added.

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