SHILLONG, April 22 - As many as 9,000 students in Meghalaya are yet to receive their post-Matric scholarships.
Informing this here on Friday, State Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui said that these students had not received their scholarship as some of them had applied for it multiple times while others have failed to give IFSC code and correct bank account number.
The information was provided by Rymbui as a reply to a query raised by Congress MLA Ampareen Lyngdoh during Friday�s session of the Budget Session of the State Assembly.
Informing that this has been detected during online processing of applications, Rymbui said that there has been no complaint of non-receipt of scholarship by the department.
Rymbui further informed that a total of 54,899 students have benefited from this scheme in the last academic session. This was out of the 68,076 applications, he said.