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One day workshop on Initiative of Ministry of Minority Affairs (MOMA) was organised in joint coordination with Primitive Tribe Welfare Board, Social Justice, Government of Sikkim at NMC Conference Hall
Namchi, 24th September (IPR):One day workshop on Initiative of Ministry of Minority Affairs (MOMA) was organised in joint coordination with Primitive Tribe Welfare Board, Social Justice, Government of Sikkim at NMC Conference Hall, Namchi, today.
The program was attended by Chairperson, Primitive Tribe Welfare Board, Gangtok Mr. Chewang Norbu Lepcha. He was accompanied by Additional Director Mr. K.L. Lepcha, Primitive Tribe Board Member Miss Nomi Lepcha, Skill Development Research Person Mr. Jaganath Sharma, Panchayats from 10 GPU's under Namchi BAC, WI (MOMA) Division Mr.Gyalsten Wongdi Lepcha, Institute Nodal Officer.
Additional Director, Mr. K.L. Lepcha in his address highlighted the various schemes of Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikash Karyakram (PMJVK) under which 80% of the resources can be utilised for projects related to Education, Health & Skill. He informed that Minority Concentrated Blocks (MCB) can be developed by creating socio-economic infrastructure, providing basic amenities and ensuring holistic development of the minority communities. He also reflected about Minority Scholarship Schemes like Post Matric Scholarship to students belonging to Minority students, Pre-matric Scholarship to students belonging to Minority students, Merit cum Means based Scholarship Students belonging to Minority Students.
Mr. Gyalsten Wongdi Lepcha, WI Headquarter spoke about the technical issues and process for applying Minority Scholarship Schemes through National Scholarship Portal ( NSP) www.scholarshipgov.in. He also informed about the roles and responsibilities of Institutional Nodal Officer at school or institutional level. He also highlighted about various scholarship schemes like Pre- Matric and Post- Matric scholarship for ST, SC, OBC, & EBC(Economically Backward Class) through state portal website-
www.socialwelfarescolarship.sikkim.gov.in. He further informed that the last date of submission of the form is 30th November 2021 which can be extended for a week.
Mr.Jaganath Sharma informed about the various Skill Development Schemes being initiated by Central Government.
It maybe mentioned here that simultaneously, the same program was conducted at Ravangla BAC, today