The Union Authorities has revised the funding sample of the Publish Matric Scholarship scheme for Scheduled Caste college students. The federal government has adopted a ratio of 60:40 sharing between the Centre and States and Union Territories (90 per cent in case of North Japanese States) of the common demand for the scheme for 3 years interval 2017-18 to 2019-20, with an annual enhance of 5 per cent annually. The revised scheme has been aimed toward creating an impression on the poorest Scheduled Caste households to be recognized by the governments of the states and Union Territories.
The entire annual help to be offered to college students beneath the scheme could be all the non-refundable tuition charges of the course, and tutorial allowance as per the charges fastened for the course group, a press release issued on this regard mentioned.
In a written reply in Lok Sabha on Tuesday, February 2, Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Rattan Lal Kataria mentioned: “Ranging from 2021-22, the Central share within the scheme could be launched on DBT mode instantly into the financial institution accounts of the scholars.” The choice to undertake the DBT mode has been made to minimise frauds.
The scheme, primarily based on the rules of well timed supply, complete accountability, steady monitoring and complete transparency, can be run by way of a web based platform with strong cyber safety measures eliminating any likelihood of misappropriation of the funds, the minister added.
Consciousness drives may even be undertaken by the state governments and Union Territory Administrations concerning the submit matric scholarship schemes for college students of Scheduled Caste by way of the Gram Panchayats’ discover boards, faculty committees, discussions within the parent- instructor affiliation conferences and different public consciousness measures. These consciousness drives may even forestall misuse.