Guwahati: The Government of Assam announces a one-time special incentive scheme for the children of the Employees of Hindustan Paper Corporation.
Addressing the press conference at Janata Bhawan, State Finance Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma informed that this educational support is applicable to the children of regular, serving employees of Hindustan Paper Corporation as a support to enable them to pursue their studies.
Also, students pursuing courses within Assam or outside the state are eligible for a grant under this scheme.
The State Finance Minister also informed that students can apply in an Online Portal, created exclusively for this scheme. Link for the portal will be made available on January 14, 2020 in the Finance Department Website, Sarma stated further.
Notably, the Deputy Commissioners will be verifying the eligibility of the applications and approve the same and funds will be transferred to the beneficiaries' account, State Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed further.
Here are the details of the entitlements for students pursuing various courses :