Ramesh Singh Arora distributes educational scholarship cheques among Minorities students

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Provincial Minister for Minority Affairs Ramesh Singh Arora said that in light of the orders of Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz, the department completed the task in three months which was not completed even in a year in the past.

The process of distribution of educational scholarships among the talented students of religious minorities is going on and it will be doubled next year.

The provincial minister expressed these views while addressing a ceremony to distribute educational scholarships among the minority students at the Municipal Corporation Town Hall. The event was organized by the Department of Human Rights and Minority Affairs while on this occasion Secretary Ali Bahadur, Additional Secretary Rizwana Naveed, Deputy Secretary Ayesha Yasin and other officials of the department were also present. Welcoming the students and their parents in the ceremony, Human Rights Secretary Ali Bahadur said that in the first phase, scholarships are being distributed among 207 minority students of Lahore Division, including students from Sheikhupura, Kasur, Nankana Sahib and Lahore. While matriculation, FA, graduation, post-graduation and professional level students will benefit from it. During his address, the Provincial Minister for Minority Affairs said that scholarships are being distributed to around 1100 students from across Punjab.

Our aim is to encourage the students of the minority community while a grant of 03 crores is being distributed across Punjab. Ramesh Singh further said that it is the vision of the Punjab government to make the acquisition of education easy, while it is hoped that the children receiving scholarships will further study with full dedication. He emphasized that Chief Minister Punjab Maryam Nawaz’s personal interest in the festivals of religious minorities is proof that the sense of deprivation among minorities is being minimized or eliminated.
Maryam Nawaz Sharif also celebrated the Easter festival with the Minorities and on Baisakhi festival, the Chief Minister of Punjab herself reached Kartarpur. Ramesh Singh said that they are ensuring that minority youth get higher education, for this they are ensuring the implementation of two percent quota in higher education, while the record of minorities in the field of education and health has been remarkable. The provincial minister distributed the cheques of educational scholarships among the students and expressed his best wishes for their bright future.

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