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Ambedkar Overseas Vidya Nidhi - Enhancement of Financial assistance to the SC & ST students for pursuing Higher Education in Foreign Universities G.O.Ms.No.93 Dated:25.06.2018

G.O.Ms.No.93 Dated:25.06.2018 Ambedkar Overseas Vidya Nidhi - Financial assistance to the SC & ST students for pursuing Higher Education in Foreign Universities - Enhancement of financial assistance from Rs.10.00 lakhs to Rs.15.00 lakhs - Orders

                               SOCIAL WELFARE (Edn.2) DEPARTMENT
G.O.Ms.No.93 Dated:25.06.2018
Read the following:
1. G.O.Ms.No.36, TW(Edn.2) Dept., dated:04-06-2013.
2. G.O.Ms.No.54, SW(Edn.2) Dept., dated:28-06-2013
3. From the Secretary to CM, CMP No.8052/Secy/2018, dt:16-04-2018
4. From the DSW, AP, Lr.No.D2/1069/2018, dt:07-05-2018

ORDER:
In the G.Os. 1st and 2nd read above, the Government have introduced the scheme of “Ambedkar Overseas Vidya Nidhi” to provide financial assistance of Rs.10.00 lakhs to SC & ST students for pursuing studies abroad with a view to enable the benefits of higher education in foreign Universities to meritorious SC & ST students, thereby providing them an opportunity for better career prospects within the country and abroad.
2. In the reference 3rd read above, keeping in view of the fee structure and living expenses in foreign universities, the Director of Social Welfare, AP, Amaravathi has submitted a proposal for the enhancement of financial assistance from Rs.10.00 lakhs to Rs.15.00 lakhs under the scheme of “Ambedkar Overseas Vidya Nidhi”.
3. Government, after careful examination of the matter, hereby enhance the financial assistance to SC & ST students from Rs.10.00 lakhs to Rs.15.00 lakhs under the scheme of “Ambedkar Overseas Vidya Nidhi”.
4. The Director of Social Welfare, AP, Amaravathi and the Director of Tribal Welfare, AP, Amaravathi shall take necessary action accordingly & furnish the revised implementation modalities for implementing the Ambedkar Overseas Vidya Nidhi scheme, with the enhanced scale of financial assistance, to Government for approval immediately.
5. This order issues with the concurrence of Finance (FMU-Welfare-1) Department, vide their UO No.38027/109/(FMU-WF-1)/2018 , dt:29-05-2018.
 (BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)
                                  S. S. RAWAT
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT
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