Nua-O Scholarships Program: Pandian participates in Balasore

Nua-O Scholarships Program

Nua-O Scholarships Program: As per the direction of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Chairman 5T and Nabin Odisha Sh. Kartik Pandian visited Balasore district today. He attended the Nua-O Scholarship Distribution Programme in Balasore where he interacted with the students from the district.

Sh. Karthik Pandian informed that 30,926 eligible students from 71 colleges of Balasore district will get their scholarship amount in their bank accounts today. With this, Rs. 30.6 Crores sanctioned for 30,926 nos. of students from the district. He distributed Nua-O Scholarship Sanction Orders to the students.

He conveyed the message of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who wished the students all the best for their future and said that this initiative would help to achieve the dream of Nua Odisha.

Sh Kartik Pandian said that the government’s next major initiative will be to cover all the students through the launching of the futuristic Nabin Odisha Magic Card, a points- system based smart card which will engage and empower the youth and enable them towards academic development, personality development, skill development and employment.

Online registration portal for this card will be launched on March 5th,2024. All the students, without any income criteria, of the UG and PG courses will be eligible. And the distribution of the card will be on August 15th.

He interacted with the students during the program. The students were excited and thrilled to receive the sanction orders and also immediately after the launch of the program, they received the SMS from banks that the amount has been credited to their accounts.

They thanked the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Sh Kartik Pandian, Chairman, 5T for the initiative and such speedy execution within a short period of time after the announcement of the program.

Later, he visited the Memorial for Manmath Das and Manoj Das in Bhograi. He hailed the contribution of the great souls towards the academic and literary development in Odisha. He thanked the family members for donating the land for the memorial.