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SC/ST students told to pay fees as college fails to get aid

DNMUM423980 | 10/12/2018 | Author : Kranti Vibhute | WC :444 | Education & Careers



More than 30 students of SIES Graduate School of Technology (GST), Nerul, an engineering college, are in a fix. Half of them were denied forms to appear for the upcoming final year exam. The other half did not receive their original documents from the college after passing out because the Social Welfare Department of the state government had not paid scholarship fees since 2014 to the college for socially backward category students pursuing Printing and Packaging Technology (PPT) course.
Now, with the final year exams round the corner, the students are running from pillar to post to get help from government authorities.
One of the students of SIES GST, said, “Our college is asking us to pay Rs 1,20,000. All of us had applied f
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