Jammu and Kashmir announces scholarship scheme for specially abled students
Satya Pal Malik, Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, has announced a scholarship scheme for the state's specially-abled students. The financial assistance of Rs 1 lakh each would be awarded annually to a meritorious specially abled student under the 'J&K Government Scholarship Scheme for Differently Abled Students'.
With this scheme, the government wants to develop suitable infrastructure and institutions to facilitate the adjustment of differently abled students in the society.
Malik said, "We need to provide the best possible facilities for the holistic development of persons with special needs."
The Raj Bhavan spokesman said, "Differently abled students need different types of support to realize their dream and the Scholarship Scheme announced by the Governor would go a long way in helping the specially-abled students of the State to realize those dreams."