Jai Bhim Mukhyamantri Pratibha Vikas Yojana
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♦ The Delhi government initiated this scheme. It was started at a few private facilities for a variety of competitive tests.
♦ It is for children from economically disadvantaged families and marginalized communities.
♦ In addition to free coaching, the Delhi government would offer students a Rs 2,500 travel allowance.
♦ It allows bright students from the SC, ST, OBC, and EWS groups to receive free competitive test preparation from private coaching institutes.
♦ The scheme is available to families with annual earnings of less than Rs.8 lakh.
♦ Students can benefit from free coaching classes at 46 different coaching centers.
♦ Coaching prepares students for competitive tests such as the UPSC, CDS, medical and engineering entrance exams, banking exams, management school entrance exams, and law school entrance exams.
♦ In 2018, the plan was started only for SC and ST pupils that year. It had around 5,000 pupils enrolled in it. In the year 2019, it enrolled 15,000 students after the scheme was offered to kids from the OBC and EWS categories.