Jaya hikes aid for IAS aspirants
By Express News Service - CHENNAI
03rd July 2012 07:44 AM
Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday substantially hiked the monthly food stipend given to the aspirants of Indian Administrative Service and Indian Police Service, being trained at the All India Civil Services Coaching Centre at Anna Nagar here.
She also announced that the stipend would be hiked by five per cent every year hereafter. On July 27 last year, the CM had hiked the food stipend from `800 to `1,200 and now, it was further hiked to `2,000.
The CM also announced that `3,000 would be paid to each of the 200 aspirants for all-India services for three months to encourage them to take these examinations. Besides, `2,000 would be given towards travelling expenses to New Delhi to those students who would be appearing for the interviews, an official release here said.
With a view to increasing the number of officers of all-India services like IAS and IPS selected from Tamil Nadu, the State government was running training Centre in Anna Nagar.
Students trained in this centre were serving as top officials in the government offices in New Delhi and in many other States.
The centre offered training for aspirants of IAS and IPS courses hailing from BCs, MBCs, Denotified Communities, SCs and STs and offered coaching for the aspirants who appeared for preliminary examinations for these courses and those who appeared for the main examinations.
Model interviews are conducted by experienced IAS and IPS Officers and eminent academicians. Accommodation in Tamil Nadu Guest House, New Delhi, is made available to candidates appearing for Interview conducted by the UPSC, New Delhi.
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