PM launches Scholarship Complaint Portal for students

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan has launched Scholarship Complaint Portal for early redressal of complaints by the students on scholarship.

Addressing the launching ceremony in Islamabad on Thursday, he said the primary objective of the portal is to establish an exclusive facility for students getting education on scholarship for their help and resolution of complaints.

The Prime Minister said the portal will also ensure transparency and meritocracy in the scholarship process.

The meritocracy will provide opportunity to the segments lagging behind to grow.

He said a panel of academics will monitor the portal and new subjects and disciplines will be added for scholarships as per market demand.

The Prime Minister emphasized on exploiting revolution in information technology for progress of the country.

Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Federal Education Shafqat Mahmood said the government has increased the number of scholarships for post graduate and undergraduate students, which is unprecedented in the history of Pakistan.

He said the government has established twenty-eight new universities and allocated 123 billion rupees for higher education.

The Minister said the government’s initiative of Single National Curriculum will prove to be a milestone in national building.