Kerala government has come to a considered to fund higher education scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate students as a supplementary for demand of grants.
The disbursing of scholarship is been pending for the academic period from 2014 - 2017. The amount of Rs 2,374 lakhs will be disbursed to the Kerala State Higher Education Council as supplementary demand for grant.
According to reports, the grant-in-aid to the council was not sanctioned by the government hence the scholarship was not given during the academic year 2015-16.
The delay in disbursal of the scholarships has affected students, specially those belonging to financially poor background.
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