MERIT BASED AWARD FOR SC STUDENTS

Panaji , June 15,  2017 … The Government is implementing a scheme titled “Merit Based Award for SC Students”. The objective of the scheme is to motivate students by giving merit based award based on the benchmark of the performance and to provide financial incentive to high performing students who are economically weak. The scheme is implemented through the Directorate of Social Welfare.

          Applications are invited from Scheduled Caste students who has passed Xth and XIIth March 2017 exam and who fulfill eligibility criteria such as students securing marks in the range (between 50% to 59.99%) will be given a financial award of Rs. 5,000/-, students securing marks in the range (between 60% to 69.99%) will be given a financial award of Rs. 8,000), students securing marks in the range (between 70& to 74.99%) will be given a financial award of Rs. 10,000/-and students securing 75% marks and above will be given a financial award of Rs. 15,000.

          Under the scheme, the annual family income of scheduled caste students shall not exceed Rs.2 Lakhs, amongst schedule caste students first five rank holders of SSC, first five rank holders of HSSC board exams (separately for all the streams of Science, Commerce, Arts and Vocational) will be felicitated in public function.

          The eligible applicant should submit the application by July 31, 2017 in the office of the Directorate of Social Welfare, Panaji.

          For further inquiry contact Assistant Director (SC/OBC),Te;.No,                 0832-2232257,2223784,FaxNo.(0832-2228172), email:socialwelfaregoa@rediffimail.com.

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