CM launched Mega IAS Scholarship
The Chief Minister of Meghalaya Mr Conrad K Sangma launched the “Mega IAS Scholarship” for Meghalaya. The state government will spent Rs.1.4 cores to support the aspiring IAS candidates out of which Rs.95 Lakh will be born from the Chief Minister career Guidance.
Speaking to media person, the Chief Minister said that students from Meghalaya passing the IAS exam is low and from Garo Hills is negligible. From the government would like to give support to students in the forms scholarship in partnering with the Alternative Learning Systems (ALS) limited.
The Chief Minister inform that in the previous year the state government is sponsoring candidates for IAS coaching exam in Delhi with the support of Rs.15 lakh per student, but with the advancement of technology the government is working together with the ALS in coaching the IAS aspiring candidate in the state.
The state government is targeting to assist 200 students for IAS coaching this year 2108; student will be selected through entrance examination that will be held on the 29 September 2018 in all the headquarters of the entire District. For the top 100 students the government will sponsors 100% in the form of Scholarship and 100 students the ALS will gave concession for the coaching.
The admission cost per student will be Rs.94, 000/- thousands this will be borne by the state government for the 200 students. The Chief Minister said that this will help the brilliant students from the state to get the opportunity to appear in the UPSC examination and if they could crack the examination will be good for the state.
Mr. Prateek Bhattacharya National Sales Head said that, ALS has started the coaching centre in Meghalaya four years ago but he is happy now that the Government of Meghalaya is coming up in support of the students who aspired for the IAS. In North East, the Government of Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura has tied up with the ALS in parting coaching for students who are aspiring for IAS.