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PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP TO THE CHILDREN OF THOSE ENGAGED IN UNCLEAN OCCUPATION

                                                                                                                 Panaji : July  16, 2018

                                                                                                                          Asadha 25, 1940

            Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, New Delhi has  invited from the children of those engaged in occupation involving cleaning and prone to health hazards from class I upto X in Government/Recognized Private School/ recognized Institute for Pre-Matric Scholarship to be warded by the Ministry.

            Under the scheme the Unclean occupation is defined as person’s ‘presently engaged in Manual Scavenging’ would include those who may be cleaning human excreta, on a regular basis, either from dry latrines or drains, sewers, septic tanks, manholes etc.   

            The amount of scholarship is for Std. I to X is  Rs.225/-p.m. for 10 months and Ad-hoc grants of Rs.750/- per annum to Day Scholars where as an amount of scholarship for Std.III to X is Rs. 700/- p.m for 10 months and Ad-hoc grants of Rs.1000/- per annum for Hostellers.

            Application in the prescribed format shall be submitted by the student to the Directorate of Social Welfare, 18th June Road, Panaji through the Head of the Institution being attended by the student, latest by October 31, 2018

 DI/NB/TSS/JA/CR/AN/2018/449

 

 

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