On February 5, 2021 The Delhi Cabinet approved Mukhyamantri Vigyan Pratibha Pariksha scheme, under which Rs. 5000 will be provided as a science scholarship to 1000 meritorious students of Class 9 in the schools of Delhi.
Purpose– To enhance science education in secondary school level.
Eligibility of the scheme
i.Under the scheme, the students who secure over 60% in Class 8 will be eligible to take up the examination.
ii.Up to 5% of marks will be given as a relaxation to the students who belong to SC, ST, PH, or OBC category
Other Approval of Delhi Cabinet
i.To digitise the education department of the state.
ii.To procure nearly 1200 computers, multi-functional printers, and Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) for all schools, branch offices, and district offices under the state education department.
Recent Related News:
On May 6, 2020, Tripura, Chief Minister(CM) Biplab Kumar Deb launched a National Scholarship online portal website(https:/ /scholarships.gov.in/) under ‘Mukhyamantri Yuba Yogayog Yojana’, an incentive scheme at the state secretariat so that students can apply for this scheme for the Academic Year 2019-20.
Stadium– Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Talkatora Indoor Stadium, R.K. Khanna Stadium, Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium
Forts– Tughlaqabad Fort, The Red Fort, Purana Qila, Feroz Shah Kotla, Qila Rai Pithora Main Fort