The Department of Social Justice is the nodal agency for implementing various social welfare schemes and programmes for the upliftment of the marginalized Transgender population. Inorder to ensure maximum Transgender representation in various employment sectors and with the aim of empowering them financially, Social Justice Department has designed a scheme called ‘Yathnam’ for Transgender aspirants training for competitive examinations. The department will provide educational assistance to Transgender persons who wish to prepare for PSC, UPSC, Banking services, RRB, UGC, NET, JRF, CAT, MAT, etc.
Those individuals undergoing 6 months’ coaching will be given a financial assistance up to Rs. 6,000/- and a stipend amount of Rs. 2,500/- will be given as one time assistance. The students preparing for PSC, UPSC, Banking services, RRB, UGC, NET, JRF, CAT & MAT courses with 1 year duration will be given a maximum amount of Rs. 20,000/- and an amount of Rs. 2,000/- will be given as monthly stipend for the students (maximum of 10 months)
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