Ishan Uday and Ishan Vikas Special Scholarship programme for North Eastern Region students by University Grants Commission UGC
Ishan Uday & Ishan Vikas Scholarship Scheme
UGC University Grants Commission is going to launch a Special Scholarship Scheme naming Ishan Uday for the students of North Eastern Region from the Academic year 2014-15 onwards. Under this scheme, ten thousand (10,000) scholarships will be available each year for the fresh scholarship for the students of North Eastern Region. Those students of North Eastern Region are eligible for the Ishan Uday scheme whose parental income is not more than Rs. Four lacs fifty thousand (4,50,000) per annum. Under the Ishan Uday Scholarship Scheme, the selected candidate will get Rs. Three thousand five hundred to Rs. Five thousand per month for practising in general degree courses/ technical courses and professional courses. The scholarship amount will also be provided for medical and para medical courses at under graduate level in the Colleges and Universities of India.
In the Ishan Vikas Scheme, the teachers and students of North Eastern Region will be assisted with communication with the IIMs, IITs, and IISERs to improve their ability, potential and their want to practice technical education.
In a speech in Tripura, our Prime Minister Narendar Modi said that there is a need to create and prosperous country and its north eastern state of Nagaland. He also said that the Northeast region is a natural economic zone (NEZ) and it is included in their priorities for development. Modi said while inaugurating the Hornbill festival, “there are Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in some parts. He said, my priority is to use NEZ for the development of North East (NE). NE is made of NEZ and NEZ is made for NE. Come together to build an emerging, strong and prosperous Nagaland and India. Modi said the goal of the festival’s is to provide encouragement and protection to the Nagaland’s unique cultural diversity conservation.
Speaking in English, Modi said, he will come to visit the area. Prime Minister has also announced to two special scholarships ie. Ishan Uday and Ishan Vikas for the students of North Eastern. He said that the youth of Nagaland are proficient in English and they fit to meet global needs criteria. It should be taken advantage.