Inflated claims paid to 414 pvt institutes for study tours: Audit

Inflated claims paid to 414 pvt institutes for study tours: Audit

Unaided colleges yet to be paid Rs 1,600 crore for scholarships Rajmeet Singh Tribune News Service Chandigarh, May 20 The Department of Technical Education reimbursed inflated claims made by 414 private educational institutions as study tour expenses under the Post Matric Scholarship Scheme, an audit has revealed.Covering 40,206 students, the institutions managed to get an excess reimbursement of Rs 23.17 crore, which is not admissible under the study rule charges. The maximum annual admissible rate for a student is Rs 1,600 but the claim made was much more. While seeking…

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Mumbai: Scholarships are paid by states, we have no role in it, says TISS

Mumbai: Scholarships are paid by states, we have no role in it, says TISS

Mumbai: The Tata Institute of Social Science, Mumbai, on Wednesday comes up with a clarification regarding the report of a protest by its students against payment of fees, stoppage of scholarships, etc. In a statement released by the TISS said that the Government of India Post Matric Scholarship is paid by the Social Welfare Department/ Tribal Welfare Department of the respective State Government on receipt of the application submitted by the student. The Institute has no role in the scholarship disbursement except certifying the bonafide of students. These scholarships are paid…

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The 23 Highest-Rated Companies For Vacation And Paid Time Off

The 23 Highest-Rated Companies For Vacation And Paid Time Off

Taking time off is critical for feeling engaged and refreshed in your job. While some companies have generous vacation policies on paper, if that policy isn’t coupled with a corporate culture that encourages taking vacation, the policy won’t matter. Consequently, hearing directly from an organization’s employees about its vacation policy is a great way to evaluate it. Glassdoor has that data. It recently analyzed thousands of company reviews and revealed the highest-rated companies for vacation and paid time off. To make the list, a firm needed at least 30 ratings…

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