Meritorious students from Other Backward Classes to be honoured
Lucknow: Representatives of institutions should be directed to make a list of youths who can get employment or become self-reliant by getting training under the computer training scheme of Backward Classes Welfare. A budget proposal should be sent so that more and more children get the benefit of the computer training scheme.
A proposal is being prepared to honor and encourage meritorious students from other backward classes who have passed Class 10 and Class 12 in UP Board under the Chief Minister’s Award Scheme. Work should be done to do better than before in public welfare schemes related to the society.
These instructions were given by Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities and Backward Classes Welfare of the state, Narendra Kashyap in the departmental review meeting.
The Backward Classes Welfare Minister was holding a review meeting with the departmental officers at Naveen Bhawan in Vidhansabha. He reviewed the works being done by the Backward Classes Welfare Department. Took information about the updated status of scholarship schemes being given by the Backward Classes Welfare Department. Information about programs of scholarship schemes should also be disseminated through social media. The Backward Classes Welfare Department is preparing a proposal to digitally prepare the backward class students for competitive examinations.
The Divyangjan Minister inquired about the work being done in the Divyangjan Department. He directed the officers to complete the works with transparency and quality. Work for the interests of the disabled. He directed the officers to organize an exhibition of the products made by the Divyangjan and also encourage them.
Minister Narendra Kashyap stressed on maximum registration of differently-abled students in Dr. Shakuntala Mishra Rehabilitation University, Lucknow. He told that with the cooperation of the state government, free education, hostel and food arrangements are being made available to the disabled students in the university. Various courses are being conducted for Divyangjan in Dr. Shakuntala Mishra Rehabilitation University, Lucknow. In all the courses in the university, 50 percent seats are reserved for Divyangjan, out of which 50 percent i.e. 25 percent of the total seats are reserved for blind students. Special courses conducted in the university for differently-abled students B.Ed. (Hearing Impairment), B.Ed. (Visual Impairment), B.Ed. (Intellectual Disability), B.A.S.L.P. M.Ed. (Visual Impairment), M.Ed. (Intellectual Disability), M.P.O. (Master of Prosthetic and Orthotics) are conducted.
Minister Narendra Kashyap directed the officers that the benefits of the schemes of Backward Classes Welfare and Disabled Empowerment Department should reach the eligible persons. He said that more and more eligible people should get benefits of the schemes in a transparent manner.
In the meeting, Additional Chief Secretary Disabled Empowerment and Backward Classes Welfare Hemant Rao, Director Disabled Empowerment Satya Prakash Patel and Director Backward Classes Welfare Vandana Verma, Registrar Dr. Shakuntala Mishra National Rehabilitation University Lucknow and Commissioner Divyangjan and concerned officers were present.