Bhubaneswar, Oct 27 (PTI) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday launched a dedicated portal for students to ensure payment of scholarships in a 'hassle-free' manner.
The portal will benefit about 11 lakh students availing 21 different scholarships in the state, Patnaik said.
The ST & SC Development, Higher Education, School and Mass Education, Labour and ESI, Skill Development & Technical Education and Agriculture Departments will offer scholarships on the portal, he said.
Patnaik also launched another portal to provide Rs 2.5 lakh incentive for inter-caste marriages, and said social harmony will prevail with such weddings.
Inter-caste couples can avail the incentive within 60 days of marriage. PTI AAM RBT RBT