Organisation : West Bengal Backward Classes Welfare Department
Scholarship Name : Pre-Matric Scholarship
Applicable For : OBC Students
Applicable State : West Bengal
Website : http://anagrasarkalyan.gov.in/Bcw/page/10
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Anagrasarkalyan Pre-Matric Scholarship
Under this scheme eligible OBC day scholar is paid @ Rs. 40/- per months for 10 months in a year and Hostellers are paid @ Rs. 200/- p.m. for classes V to VIII & Rs. 250/- p.m. for classes IX & X for 10 months as maintenance grant.
Related : Anagrasar Kalyan Post Matric Scholarship To OBC Students West Bengal : www.scholarships.net.in/17641.html
There is a ceiling of family income of Rs. 44,500/- p.a. This scheme has been running from the financial year 2003-04. Each eligible student may collect forms from their respective Head of the Institutions.
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State Government bears the committed liability. 50% of the expenditure beyond committed liability is borne by the government of India. Committed liability is the sum total of expenditure under the scheme during the concluding year of the last Plan period.
Up-gradation of Merit for SC Students reading Classes IX to XII:
This scheme has been introduced with a view to removing deficiencies in school subjects and specially for preparing SC students for competitive examinations required for entry into professional courses like Engineering and Medicine.
The emphasis of remedial coaching would be to remove educational deficiencies from which these students suffer and to promote study habits. Such quota for SC is 368. A package grant is given with the following break-up.
|1. Boarding & lodging charge for 10 months||5,000/-|
|2. Pocket money for 10 months||1,000/-|
|3. Books & Stationery||2,000/-|
|4. Honorarium to Principal, expert 8i other incidental charges||7,000/-|
Quota for Up-gradation of Merit
Up-gradation of Merit
Up-gradation of Merit
|(S) 24 Pgs|
|(N) 24 Pgs|
Special Educational Schemes
Dr. B R. Ambedkar Medha Puraskar:
A total 625 SC students are selected for award of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medha Puraskar on the basis of the result in the X -Standard examinations conducted by West Bengal Board of Secondary Education, the West Bengal Madrassa Board, ICSE and CBSC. The meritorious students of each district get the award. The prize consisting of a Cash Award of Rs. 5000/- and a Certificate of Merit is awarded in a special function.
Special economic package for development of backward classes in LWE affected area :
Hon’ble Chief Minister announced distribution of Bicycles for all girl students studying in classes IX- XII in the 23 LWE Blocks of Jungal Mahal areas. Delivery of bi-cycles has been completed.