Infosys offers free coaching for SC engineering students
May, 31st 2008
Software giant Infosys technology has offered to provide free coaching to Scheduled Caste students for pursuing engineering job courses.
The coaching has been offered as part of the Central Sector Scheme of Free Coaching for Scheduled Castes and OBC students, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.
The scheme, which has been approved by the Centre, would have its expenses met under the Public-Private Partnership scheme, Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Subbulakshmi Jagdeesan said in a written reply.
The Government has agreed to provide an amount of Rs 45,000 per candidate and stipend of Rs 750 per local student per month and Rs 1500 per outstation students per month, she said.