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Organisation : Norka Roots
Scholarship Name : Scholarship/ Financial Assistance 2020
Applicable For : Non-Resident Keralites NRK
Applicable State : Kerala
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Norka Roots Scholarship

Application for Financial Assistance of Rs.5000 / – sanctioned to Non Resident Keralites who were unable to return to work due to lockdown.

Application for Emergency Assistance

** Only applicants who have returned with valid passport and valid job visa from overseas on or before 01/01/2020 are required to apply.
** Applicant must provide his / her contact number and mobile number.

Documents Required

The following documents should be uploaded along with the application.
1) Pages that prove the name and address in the passport.
2) Copy of the last flight ticket or passport showing the date of travel.
3) Copy of Visa Information or related passport page.
4) Operating Savings Bank (Exclude NRI Account) Copy of Account Passbook (showing bank, branch and account number).

Once you have prepared a clear photo / scanned copy of all the above documents, start submitting the application.

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Financial Assistance Details

Emergency financial assistance of Rs. 5,000 /- is granted to those who are unable to return to workplaces due to government lockdown and return of valid passport and valid job visa from overseas on or after 01/01/2020.

With or without valid passport and valid job visa from overseas on or after 01/01/2020, all Covid-19 confirmed migrants are eligible for financial assistance of Rs. 10000 /-.

Directors Scholarship Scheme

Pravasi Scholarship Scheme for children of NRKs belong to ECR category having worked or working as Unskilled Labours, House Drivers and House Maids abroad.


** The annual Income of Returnee Migrant (NRK) should be less than Rs. One Lakh.
** The Scholarship shall be availed for maximum two children of NRK.
** The Scholarship is granted on the basis of the Percentage of Marks scored or Grade obtained in the Qualifying Examination.

** For applying Pravasi Scholarship in Post Graduate Courses in Science, Minimum 75% marks and for Courses in Arts Subjects, Minimum 60% marks has to be secured in the Qualifying Exam.

** For applying Pravasi Scholarship in Graduate Courses, a Minimum of 75% mark has to be secured in the Qualifying Exam.
** Pravasi Scholarship is eligible only for Courses and institutions accredited by Universities in Kerala.

Scholarship Amount

The scholarship is granted in the following pattern

Details of Courses ₹ 20,000
Graduation Courses – MBBS/BDS/BHMS/BAMS ₹ 25,000
B.Pharm, B.Sc Nursing, B.Sc MLT ₹ 20,000
Engineering Degree ₹ 25,000
Agriculture/Veterinary Science ₹ 20,000

About Us :
Contribution of the Non-Resident Keralities towards the socio- economic growth of Kerala is remarkable. The key objective of NORKA ROOTS is to ensure NRK welfare and to serve as a single kiosk for all information pertaining to them. This government focuses on effectively using the vast experience and knowledge of the NRKs for the development of the state.

Contact Us :
Near Government Guest House Thycaud,
Thiruvananthapuram 695 014

Call : 0471 2770500,
Tollfree (India) : 1800 425 3939,
International (missed call) : 0091 8802 012345

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