Scholarships as a tool to strengthen girl education
The Times of India Mumbai|October 11, 2021
To encourage girls to continue their school education, the government has been taking several initiatives and scholarship is one of them.
Jagriti Kumari

Maulana Azad Education Foundation under Ministry of Minority Affairs started Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship for girl students belonging to the minority communities in 2003-04.

Under the scheme, the Foundation provides financial assistance to meritorious girl students from Jain, Muslim, Parsi, Sikh, Christian and Buddhist communities, who cannot continue their education due to lack of financial support. The National Scholarship Portal (NSP) is the implementing agency of the scholarship.

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