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Manipur govt. announces INR 2.8 crore IAS scholarship programme

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By Sobhapati Samom Updated: Sep 29, 2021 10:42 pm
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Our Correspondent
Imphal, Sep. 29 (EMN
): Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Tuesday officially announced Super IAS 500, a scholarship programme for deserving and talented IAS aspirants of Manipur at a function held at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat in Imphal.

The scholarship worth INR 2.8 crore for face-to-face IAS coaching had been taken up under Chief Minister’s scholarship scheme for civil services aspirants.

Education Minister Sorokhaibam Rajen, Chairman, Loktak Development Authority L Sushindro, Deputy Chairman, State Planning Board L Rameshwor, Commissioner (Higher and Technical Education) M Harekrishna and Director, Education (U) Rangitabali Waikhom also attended the programme.

Speaking on the occasion, Biren Singh said the Super IAS 500 Program would benefit many civil service aspirants of Manipur as they need not go outside the state to join coaching classes incurring large amounts of money.

Expressing satisfaction on the recent selection of six candidates from the state in the Civil Service Examination, 2020 conducted by Union Public Service Commission, he stated that face-to-face coaching facilities by best IAS mentors from Alternative Learning System (ALS), Delhi would be conducted at the State Academy Training (SAT), Takyelpat with sponsorship from the state government.

He also informed that the government was planning to construct a permanent complex with hostel accommodation for conducting coaching classes for UPSC examinations.

According to a press release from the Chief Minister’s secretariat here, the first phase of coaching class would commence from November 8, this year and continue till April 30, 2022.

The aspirants who clear the Civil Service Preliminary Examination to be held on June 5, 2022 would be further avail free mains crash course and test series for mains examinations commencing from June 10 to August 14, 2022.

National Sales Head, ALS Prateek Bhattacharya, while addressing the media, announced an additional scholarship worth INR 1.1 crore for VSAT IAS Coaching under ALS IAS Corporate Social Responsibility initiative for youthd of Manipur for 300 IAS aspirants under various scholarship slabs.

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By Sobhapati Samom Updated: Sep 29, 2021 10:42:12 pm