Published On: Fri, Apr 16th, 2021
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Ehsaas Initiative: PM approves Rehmat Ul Alameen Scholarship program

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Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan has formally launched Rehmat Ul Alameen Scholarship program under Ehsaas Initiative for the talented and needy students with an aim to provide financial assistance to students.

A ceremony in this regard was held in Islamabad on Thursday.

Chief Minister Mahmood Khan and Chief Minister Usman Buzdar attended the meeting through video link.

Addressing the ceremony, the chief minister Mahmood Khan said that under the Rehmat Ul Alameen Scholarship program, a total of 878 scholarships worth Rs 340 million would be provided to students of the province in higher education sector while in elementary and secondary education sector 4600 scholarships would be provided with the total cost of Rs. 230 million adding that 50 percent scholarships would be given on merit base and 50 percent on need base.

Chief Minister termed the scholarship program as an education-friendly initiative of the incumbent government and said that the program would prove to be another milestone achievement towards establishing an Islamic welfare state.

He added that the provincial government would extend all out support to make this scholarship program a success story adding that the government would continue its efforts and go all out to materialize the Prime Minister’s vision of a welfare state.

He said that promotion of quality education in the province was the top most priority of the provincial government since the day first adding that multiple scholarships programs had already been launched by the provincial government to provide financial assistance to talented and needy students of the province.

Minister for Elementary & Secondary Education Shahram Tarakai, Advisor to CM on Higher Education Kamran Bangash, Secretary Higher education Daud Khan, Secretary Elementary & Secondary Education Yahya Akhunzada also attended the ceremony.