Edu Grant For Weaker

In order to widen the access to Higher Education, State Government has decided to provide Financial Assistance to the children of under privileged families for pursuing Higher Education.

Bishnupada Sethi, Secretary Higher Education held discussions with senior officials of the Department of Higher Education here on 11 January in this regard.

While Department of Higher Education is implementing various schemes to make higher education inclusive and to increase the gross enrollment ratio, DoHE has decided to start a new one for under privileged family students.

Programs like E-Medhabruti, Kalinga Sikhya Sathi Yojana and Green Passage to provide free education to orphan students pursuing Plus II to Post Graduate Education.

According to the officials under the new “Financial Assistance Scheme” students of under privileged class will be provided Rs.20, 000 annually for pursuing both Graduate and Post Graduate Courses.

And the financial assistance will be limited to the duration of the course and will be given each year till completion of the course.

Department of Higher Education (DoHE) has listed eligibility criteria for applying under the scheme.

The student should belong to following categories of families, such as HIV/AIDS affected family, parents suffering non-curable diseases, landless or homeless family, child of a single mother, women headed family in case of non-earning spouse.

The student should have enrolled for Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses on regular mode from the recognized colleges, institutions, universities in the state.

And income of the family from all sources, to which student belongs, should not be more than Rs.1 Lakh per annum.

Financial Assistance will be provided for all approved Undergraduate and Post Graduate courses both Non Technical and Post Graduate Courses offered by Government and recognized by the State Government.

Students, who satisfy eligibility criteria prescribed to apply through Online application available under Department of Higher Education, before closing the scheme, officials say.

Financial Assistance will be through bank accounts so DoHe has requested the students to provide copy of bank account, which is needed to be AAdhar based.

A District Level Committee headed by the District Collector will scrutinize and finalize the eligible students and the Committee will forward it to the Department of Higher Education for release of payment in favor of the student.

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