Organisation : Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
Scholarship Name : Pre Matric SC Cleaning & Health Hazard Tripura 2019-20
Applicable For : SC Students Studying Classes I to X
Applicable State : Tripura
Application Last Date : 29-02-2020 (Date is Extended)
Website : https://scholarships.gov.in/
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NSP Pre Matric SC Scholarship Tripura
The Government of India is implementing the Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship to children of those engaged in occupations involving cleaning and prone to health hazards since 1977-78.
Related / Similar Scholarship :
NSP Tripura Post Matric Scholarship For SC 2019-20
Under the scheme, 100% central assistance is provided to State Governments/UT Administrations from the Government of India for the total expenditure under the Scheme, over and above their respective Committed Liability to implement this Scheme.
The objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to children of whose parents/guardians belong to one of the following categories, to pursue Pre-matric education:
** Persons who are Manual Scavengers as defined under section 2(I) (g) of Manual Scavengers Act 2013;
** Tanners & Flayers;
** Waste pickers and
** Persons engaged in hazardous cleaning as defined in section 2 (I) (d) of Manual Scavengers Act 2013.
Scholarship will be admissible to the children/wards of Indian Nationals who, irrespective of their religion belongs to one of the following categories:
a. Persons who are Manual Scavengers as defined under section 2(I) (g) of Manual Scavengers Act 2013;
b. Tanners & Flayers;
c. Persons engaged in hazardous cleaning as defined in section 2(l) (d) of Manual Scavengers Act 2013.
Eligible candidates will submit a certificate from District Social Welfare officer, identified officer of Local body, Civic Agency or any such authority as designated by State Government.
Duration & Course of Studies
The scholarships may be given to students enrolled in class I or any subsequent class of pre-matric stage in the case of day scholars, and class III or any subsequent class of pre-matric stage in case of hostellers. The scholarship will terminate at the end of class X. The duration of scholarship in an academic year is ten months.
Rate of Scholarships
The rates under the scheme are as follows:
Class I to X Rs. 225/- p.m. for ten month
Class III to X Rs. 700/- p.m. for ten month
In addition an ad-hoc grant of Rs. 750/- per student per annum to day scholars and Rs. 1000/- per student per annum to hostellers would be admissible. Besides this there are additional provisions of allowances for students amongst target groups with disabilities.
Mode of Applying
Apply Online : https://scholarships.gov.in/
Scheme Guidelines :
Candidates can contact the Help Desk for resolution of the technical problems 0120 – 6619540