Providing monetary assistance to meritorious girls of the state, the Haryana Government has contributed Rs.3.90 crore to 4595 female students under the education loan scheme.
The sources revealed that, This scheme is being implemented to encourage girls of the state to pursue higher education at graduate, post graduate, doctoral and post doctoral level in the country and abroad.
He also explained that due to limited resources of the family, high fee of the private institutions and rate of interest of banks, meritorious students were deprived of higher and professional education.
The spokesperson says, with a view to provide assistance to such meritorious girl students, the corporation provides five percent interest subsidy. The corporation provides this subsidy to the concerned bank through cheque by concerned district manager on behalf of student availing the loan, he added.
Among the total number of4595 beneficiaries, 235 have been given interest subsidy for pursuing higher education abroad.