Chandigarh, July 5: The Punjab Government has launched a web site htt:// for receiving online applications for post matric scholarship from scheduled casts and other backward classes students.

          Disclosing this here today Punjab Welfare Minister for SC & BC Gulzar Singh Ranike said  that all the educational institutions awarding post matric scholarship to SC and OBC students have been instructed to login the website and enter institution's details, immediately by clicking "Institution Administration" and has to confirm the same to respective line department.

                             The minister added that the candidates could apply for scholarship online from today. He said that Joint Director, Welfare Department Bindu Walia has been deputed as a nodal officer. He said that for query one could send email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or can dial toll free no. 1800-137-0015.