Vidyakiranam scheme-Educational assistance to children of disabled parents


Social Justice Department has initiated a new comprehensive scheme called ‘Vidyakiranam’ that provides educational assistance to children of differently abled parents (disability for both parents/ disability for anyone parent) who are economically deprived. From each category educational assistance will be provided to 25 children from each district for duration of 10 months. The children have been categorized as follows:-

Sl No.

Class

Scholarship Rate

1.

Standard 1 to 5

Rs. 300/-

2.

Standard 6 to 10

Rs. 500/-

3.

+1, +2, ITI equivalent courses

Rs. 750/-

4.

Degree, Post-Graduation, Polytechnic, equivalent courses, training Courses, professional Courses

Rs. 1000/-

Eligibility criteria

  • Scholarship will be provided to children of disabled parents belonging to BPL category.

  • The disability of father/ mother must be 40 percentage or above.

  • Copy of BPL ration card.

  • Income certificate from the concerned Village Officer.

  • Copy of Medical board certificate showing percentage of disability.

  • Attested copy of Disability ID card.

Guidelines

  • Scholarship will be provided to all classes for duration of 10 months.

  • Assistance will be provided as onetime for each class.

  • Those benefiting from other educational assistance schemes are not eligible to apply under this scheme.

  • Applicants pursuing courses from Govt. approved Institutions are eligible to apply. Students pursuing courses from parallel colleges and doing part time courses need not apply.

The duly filled application forms must be forwarded through the respective Institution heads to the concerned District Social Justice Officers. The scholarship amount will be transferred to the bank account of the eligible beneficiaries.

Target Group

Differently Abled

Documents

Application Forms Vidyakiranam scheme-Educational Assistance to children of disabled parents
GOs Vidyakiranam scheme-Educational Assistance to children of disabled parents

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