Odisha Government launches Green Passage Scheme for orphan students
Posted on:18 May 2016 14:31:22
18 May 2016 Current Affairs GK: Odisha Government has decided to launch Green Passage scheme for orphan students to ensure that they get free of cost higher education in the state. A proposal of the higher education department in this regard, was approved by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
As per the scheme Orphan students pursuing higher education (from Plus-II level) to post-graduation level, will no longer have to bear the education expenses. Students pursuing higher education will be exempted of tuition fees, admission fee and laboratory fees for higher studies.
It will be applicable to all government, government aided, private colleges and universities. Students also will be provided free hostel facilities and food. These educational institutions have to ensure that the orphan students are not charged in any form.
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