Governor announces scholarship for differently abled students

JAMMU: On the International Day of Disabled Persons, Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday announced a scholarship scheme for the State’s specially abled students.

Under the ‘J&K Government Scholarship Scheme for Differently Abled Students’, financial assistance of Rs 1 lakh each would be awarded annually to a meritorious specially abled boy and girl student, an official spokesperson said.

The scheme is part of ongoing efforts to develop suitable infrastructure and institutions to facilitate the adjustment of differently abled students in the society, the official added. (AGENCIES)