Chandigarh, July 17 (YP Bureau)
Mr. Anil Joshi, Technical Education Minister, Punjab today directed the technical education and industrial training department to take strict action against all those engineering institutes who have been charging fee and non-refundable compulsory fee from SC students covered under post-Matric scheme.
He said that Mr. Rajesh Bagha, Chairman Punjab State Commission Schedule Caste has brought to his notice that certain engineering & Technical Education institutes in violation of government guidelines were charging fee from eligible Scheduled Castes students. He said that SAD-BJP government was committed for the welfare of Schedule Castes and other oppressed classes and would not hesitate to take action against those colleges who were violating government guidelines in this regard.
He also issued directions to Director, Technical Education to publicize this scheme properly so that desirous and eligible Scheduled Castes students put avail the benefit of this novel pro-poor scheme of SAD-BJP government.