National Scholarship Portal Mobile App Current Affairs - 2020
Union Ministry for Minority Affairs has launched the country’s first National Scholarship Portal Mobile App (NSP Mobile App). It aims to provide smooth, accessible and hassle-free scholarship system for students from poor and weaker sections.
NSP Mobile App
The mobile app will be beneficial for beneficiary students in many ways as they will get all information regarding various scholarships on this mobile app, they will be able to apply for scholarships sitting in their home. Using it, students can also upload necessary documents and can check the status of their application, scholarship disbursement etc. Students from far-flung, hilly areas and North East will be the mostly benefitted from this app.
Ministry of Minority Affairs has completely gone online to provide benefits of every scheme directly to the needy without any obstacle and eliminating middlemen. Transparent and hassle-free scholarship system has helped in this endeavor by going online. All the scholarships are being given directly into bank accounts of needy students under Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) mode through National Scholarship Portal which has removed any scope for duplication and leakage. Moreover, Central Government’s “Empowerment without Appeasement” policy has ensured that record about 3 crore students belonging to poor and weaker sections of Minorities have been benefitted from various scholarship programmes. The beneficiaries include about 1 crore 63 lakh girls