News: The Union Education Minister has launched the AICTE-SPICES (Scheme for Promoting Interests, Creativity and Ethics among Students).
- Aim: To promote healthy co-curricular activity amongst the students for their all-round development.
- Purpose: The scheme provides financial support to institutions for developing students club for well-rounded development of students by promoting their interests, creativity and ethics.
- AICTE approved institutes with minimum 5 years of existence.
- Only one proposal per institute for a club (with minimum student members 50) will be admissible.Institute may choose its best performing club for applying under the scheme for the grant.