NDMC offers ‘Swachchta scholarship’ for children of sanitation workers
In order to provide financial support to children of sanitation workers, New Delhi City Council (NDMC) intends to provide “Palika Swachchta Scholarship” to assist them in admission to vocational training course as doctor and engineering.
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The member of the NDMC, Kuljeet Chahal said that the scholarship had been proposed in the budget and also discussed at a recent meeting and would soon be implemented from the next academic year 2022-23.
The scholarship will be provided to two deserving children of sanitation workers, officials said.
“The main objective of this program is to provide support and improve the future of Swachchta Sewaks and their children. The scholarship Palika Swachchta was announced in the budget of the NDMC and it will be implemented from this year. This is a unique initiative to be taken by any municipal body, “says Chahal.
Another official of the NDMC said: “Currently, admission fees to college and training costs are very expensive. We will decide soon the amount of the award. But this scholarship will help children to be admitted to medical and engineering coaching or preparation UPSC.
At present, the Department of Delhi government’s Social Affairs offers a scholarship program and training like students to Scheduled Castes (SC), Tribe (ST) and economically weaker planned items. The program was launched in 2018 and several students of this regime received support free and cracked the tough competition as JEE, NEET and others.
In addition, the NDMC modernize all government schools and Navyug with classrooms, laboratories and intelligent auditoriums. He also proposed creating a gurukul class as nature in all schools, cycling clubs, science parks, paper recycling factories, professional courses and language laboratories in schools.