New Delhi: To create awareness about schemes for minority in private and government schools, an awareness program has been organised by Delhi Minorities Commission (DMC) in Baptist Church Trust Association (BCTA) campus on Civil Line, Raj Niwas Marg. The program was attended by various schools in the city.
Sumeet Nath, Secretariat Treasurer, BCTA & Ms. Anastasia Gill, Member, Delhi Minorities Commission
Speaking on the occasion, Anastasia Gill, Member of DMC said that, “Due to lack of knowledge and awareness about education schemes for minority among students as well as parents due to which the most deserving students are left behind availing the benefits.”
“Near about 42 NGO have joined us in this programme and through them we are organizing meetings at various schools and even residential areas to aware people about the government policy regarding the education schemes for minority,” she said.
“This year we hope 50 thousand children will be able to fill the scholarship forms that government is providing for various classes. It is necessary for us to spread the government policies among the citizen for upliftment of the minority classes,” she added.
She urged to dignitaries of social wings present during the meeting to spread awareness about education schemes of DMC in all minority communities and even in under privilege section of society.
Sumeet Nath, Secretary-Treasurer, BCTA said that, “They have already appointed nodal officer in the school who inform the students and parents about the scholarship.”
“Today in meeting principal and IT staff of various schools attended the meeting. As school plays important part in creating awareness of government policies for students. We will help parents and students filling up the form online,” said Nath.
Delhi Government has launched the scheme for minority students on 20 July 2017 and members of commission orgainses awareness programmes every week.