Vidyajyothi scheme- Financial aid for uniforms and study materials to PH students


Social Justice Department with the help of Kerala Social Security Mission conducted a State-wide disability survey and it has been identified that there are 7,79,793 differently abled persons out of which 1,30,799 persons are below the age of 18 years. For the educational upliftment of such PH students, Social Justice Department has initiated a new scheme called ‘Vidyajyothi’ scheme that provides financial assistance for purchase of uniforms and study materials.

Financial assistance is being provided to students whose disability percentage is 40% or above on the following basis:-

Sl No

Course / Class

Assitance for Study materials

Assitance for Uniform

1.

9th to 10th Standard

@ Rs. 500/- each

(50 children from each district)

@ Rs. 1500/-

(50 children from each district)

2.

+1, +2, ITI, Polytechnic, VHSC

@ Rs. 2000/- each

(50 children from each district)

@ Rs. 2000/- each

(50 children from each district)

3.

Degree, Diploma, Professional Courses

@ Rs. 3000/- each

(30 children from each district)

Nil

4.

Post Graduation

@ Rs. 3000/- each

(30 children from each district)

Nil

Eligibility Criteria:-

  • The applicant must be studying in Government / Aided Institution.

  • Attested copy of certificate issued by the Medical Board proving that the applicant has 40% or more disability.

  • Applicant’s annual family income is not applicable under this scheme.

  • The Head of Institution should attest the duly filled application form.

  • Priority must be given to BPL category students.

The duly filled application form has to be submitted to the concerned District Social Justice Officers.

Target Group

Differently Abled

Documents

GOs Vidyajyothi scheme- Financial aid for uniforms and study materials to PH students
Application Forms Vidyajyothi scheme- Financial aid for uniforms and study materials to PH students

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