Imphal, April 12: All Manipur Student Union (AMSU) today locked the office of Minorities and Other Backward Classes, Manipur for failing to dispatch pre-matric and post-matric scholarships of the Minority and Other Backwards Classes (MOBC).
Speaking to media persons, AMSU secretary general Manjit Sarangthem decried that MOBC department has failed to distribute pre-matric and post-matric scholarship stipends for 2013-14 and 2014-15 entitled to OBC, SC and Minority students without giving any proper reasons despite their warning made a week ago.
Manjit said that many students have submit the scholarship form through online after paying a sum of Rs 500 to Rs 600. Submission by the department after a through scrutiny has also not been made so far. Around 15557 for Pre Matric and 20000 for Post Matric students have applied where MOBC has been misappropriating several crore of rupees for scholarship and fraudulent conduct in the department has been victimising a large number of students.
Charging that MOBC has failed to fulfilled their demands and appeals the concern authority to take action against MOBC Director Kh Dineshandra, Nodal Officer and Minority Scholarship Officer.