Revamping of Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC

The scholarship includes living allowance, expense reimbursement, study tour expenses, book allowance, etc.

Revamping of Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC

12 April 2021 Current Affairs:The Post Matric scholarship program for scheduled castes has been revised. The funding method of the plan has been changed from the committed liability formula to a fixed sharing ratio between the center and the states of 60:40 (90:10 in the Northeastern State) This significantly increases the cost of the program.
Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC:
♦ Other changes include many improvements to the process to avoid delays in the payment of scholarships using the DBT system.
♦ It is a centrally sponsored program and is implemented through the state government and UT administration.
♦ The program provides financial assistance to students of the intended caste who enroll after enrollment or after secondary school so that they can complete their studies.
♦ Students whose parents/guardians’ total income does not exceed Rs. Rs. will receive scholarships. 250,000/- per year.
♦ The scholarship includes living allowance, expense reimbursement, study tour expenses, book allowance, etc.
 

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