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APPLICATIONS INVITED FOR SCHOLARSHIP FROM DIFFERENTLY ABLED PERSONS

 

Panaji: July 29, 2020

Sravana: 07, 1942

 

The Directorate of Social Welfare implementes Welfare Scheme for Grant of Stipend and Scholarship separately for Differently Abled persons who are studying in various schools/Colleges/Institution.

 

The eligible criteria being students should possess minimum 40% and above  disability, duly certified by Medical Board; should have secured a minimum of 45% marks and above in the previous annual examination; annual income of parents of the student should not exceed Rs.1,50,000/- p.a. from all sources and they should also have an Identity card issued by Directorate of Social Welfare.

 

The scholarship is also awarded to pursue education in Music and Vocational courses through recognized Board of Education or University. Application forms may be collected from the Directorate of Social Welfare, 18th June Road, Panaji from  August 1, 2020 on any working day during office hours and are also available on office website www.socialwelfare.goa.gov.in.

 

The applications should be submitted to the department’s  office on or before  September 30, 2020 duly recommended by the Head of the concerned school/college/institution etc.

 

For further inquiry contact incharge of Special Cell for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SCEPwD), Tel No.0832-2232257, 2223784, Fax No.(0832-2228172), Email: socialwelfaregoa@rediffmail.com.

 

DI/NB/AXP/PP/AN/2020/266

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