Updates news now Aadhar card link up has been mandatory to get benefit under all government scholarship scheme. Also now HRD (Human Resource Development) Ministry has made Aadhaar Mandatory for Government Scholarship Schemes provided to the meritorious school students from EWS (Economically Weaker Sections). Also under this principle of Schools are directed to Ensure the Enrollment of the Beneficiaries by HRD department.
How to avail Government Scholarship Schemes with Aadhar card
According to the official notification of Humen Resource Department Ministry, if you wan to avail the benefits of National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme then you have to enroll under Aadhar By June 30.
Quick details of Government Scholarship Schemes
- Link your Aadhar card to get scholarship benefits.
- Late date to link up is 30 June.
- Get further details from the principal of your school.
- Aadhar card has also been mandatory for 12 other scholarship scheme.
According to the notification states that the responsibility to collect Aadhaar from students or guardian of the students shall be the Principal of the concerned School, in coordination with parents or guardians of the children.
The principal of the concerned school will be responsible to make arrangement for enrolling in Aadhar Card of the children to the nearest Enrollment Centre. The scheme main aims to addressing dropout school children at class 8 and encourage them to continue study at the secondary level. About 2.05 lakh students have benefitted in the scheme from launched in 2008.
The state government will award to the meritorious students from state government school, the government recognized school and the local body school of the state by giving the scholarship of Rs 500 every year to continue their study from class 9 to 12.
Aadhar card also mandatory for the avail the benefits of 12 Scholarship scheme of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment for Scheduled Caste which is available for Other Backward Class (OBC), Economically Backward Class and Semi- Nominated and nominated tribe students. Students have to require applicants for Aadhar by March 31.
News Source: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/now-aadhaar-made-mandatory-for-scholarship-schemes/article17318569.ece