Minister of Education, Dharmendra Pradhan, Recently EdCIL Vidyanjali Scholarship Program has been started. This new program is all about making it easier for students who do not have much money to get a good education. it follows National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 The goal is to make education available to all.
Helping students reach their dreams
The program celebrates the success of students from Navodaya Vidyalayas who got into top engineering and technology colleges without additional tuition. Many of these students come from poor backgrounds. This scholarship will provide total assistance of Rs 5 crore to 70 students. The Minister thanked businesses and organizations for their support and said their help makes a big difference to students who need it.
Higher Education Secretary K Sanjay Murthy talked about how this initiative fits with the goal of NEP2020 to help more people and companies access education. He was happy with how the sponsorship has already helped many students gain admission into prestigious schools.
Sanjay Kumar, who works with school education, noted how well students of Navodaya Vidyalayas perform in school examinations and that most of them come from less wealthy families in rural areas.
At the event he showed a film about the scholarship and launched a new digital platform for it. This platform will make it easier for students across the country to apply for and receive scholarships.
in simple terms
The EdCIL Vidyanjali Scholarship Program is a major step towards ensuring that all students, regardless of their background, can dream big and achieve those dreams through education. It’s about making sure everyone has the opportunity to learn and succeed.