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132. 

Which state Cabinet approved Dr BR Ambedkar SC Post Matric Scholarship Scheme?

[A]. Punjab
[B]. Haryana
[C]. Uttarakhand
[D]. Maharashtra

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the decks for the State Government to launch its own SC Post Matric Scholarship Scheme in place of the Centre's defunct scheme, in order to facilitate SC students to pursue higher education in government and private institutions, with Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh also announcing increase in income criteria from earlier Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 4 lakh to accommodate more students.

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