Students belonging to scheduled caste/scheduled tribe who want to pursue their education abroad will be paid for by the state government in Karnataka under a new scheme launched named Prabuddha.
The scheme is available for those students who have cleared Scholastic Aptitude/Assessment Test (SAT), Graduate Record Examinations (GRE), Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) and similar ones.
Deccan Herald quoted Priyank Kharge, Minister of Social Welfare as saying, “In the existing scheme, students with 49-51 per cent score were funded. Also, from 2001 to 2018, only 282 students were covered.”
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