Pre-Matric Scholarships to SC Students, Certain Guidelines,AP GO Ms.No:57, Pre-Matric Scholarships to SC Students and Certain Guidelines, Sanction of Pre-Matric Scholarships to SC Students studying from Class V to VIII, Pre-Matric Scholarships to SC Students and Certain Guidelines for sanction of Pre-Matric Scholarships to SC Students studying from Class V to VIII, Pre-Matric Scholorships to SC, ST, BC AP Telangana Students, Invites Applications for Pre-Matric Scholarships for AP Telangana Students, Pre-Matric Scholorships to 5th to 8th Class Students, Online Application at epass.cgg.gov.in, Application Registration Government of Andhra Pradesh, Social Welfare Department issued G.O.Ms.No.57 on 2nd July, 2013. Government Order Ms.No.57 for sanction of Pre-Matric Scholarships to SC Students studying from Class V to VIII , This Government Order Ms.No.57 details as follow. GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH, Social Welfare Department-Pre-Matric Scholarships (New Scheme) –
Guidelines for sanction of Pre-Matric Scholarships to SC Students studying from
Class V to VIII from the year 2013-14 – Orders – Issued, SOCIAL WELFARE (EDN.2) DEPARTMENT,G.O.Ms.No. 57 Dated: 02-07-2013.
Reference: 1. From the Commissioner of Social Welfare, AP, Hyderabad, Letter Rc.No.D(1)/3066/2013,
dated 08-05-2013. 2. Minutes of the Meeting of Nodal Agency dated 13-03-2013 &
04-05-2013. 3. Minutes of the Meeting of State Council dated 26-02-2013 &
21-05-2013. ORDER: Government of Andhra Pradesh have decided to sanction Pre-Matric
Scholarship for students belonging to SC studying class V to VIII in Government
Schools to curb the high drop out rate among Scheduled Caste children studying
in Primary and Secondary Education level from the Academic Year 2013-14 and it
is proposed to cover about 6 lakh students under this scheme subject to the
following guidelines. 2. The Scheme was reviewed and approved by the Nodal Agency in its Meeting held
on 04-05-2013 and by the State Council on 21-05-2013 for inclusion under Scheduled
Caste Sub-Plan 2013-14.
Guidelines for sanction of Pre-Matric
Scholarships to SC Students 3. The following guidelines are issued for operation of the scheme. These guidelines
will come into effect from the academic year 2013-14. (1) Objective: To curb the high dropout
rate of 67.94% among SC students in Andhra Pradesh by providing a modest
incentive to school going SC children from classes V to VIII. (2) Eligibility: For being eligible
under this scheme,
- i) The student should belong to Scheduled Caste.
- ii) His/her Parent/Guardian’s income should not exceed Rs.2.00 lakhs per
- iii) He/she should have an Aadhar card, in case he/she does not have, he/she
shall secure an Aadhar card by visiting the enrolment centre.
- iv) He/She should be a regular, full time student studying in a Government
School or in a School run by Local Bodies such as Mandal Praja Parishad, Zilla
Praja Parishad, Municipalities / Municipal Corporations or any school aided by
- v) Scholarship shall be given to the student only once in any class. If a student
has to repeat a class, he/she shall not get scholarship for that class for a
second (or subsequent) year.
(3) Value of Scholarship:
|Scholarship amount (Rs. Per Month)||Day Scholars (payable for 10 months/year)|
(4) Operational Guidelines:Bank Account:a) Each student shall have a Aadhar Linked-Bank Account in his/her name from
any of the Nationalized Banks. Students who are minors shall have a joint
account in the name of the student and mother / father / guardian as the case
may be. b) The Bank account
shall be linked to the Aadhar number of the student to enable scholarship transfer.
Linkage of the Aadhar number with the Bank Account will be done by the Manager
of the Bank concerned on production of Aadhar Number by the student / parent. Duration and Renewal of Awards : The scholarship
will be payable for 10 months in an academic year. Renewal Scholarship: The award once made will continue subject
to good conduct and regularity in attendance. It will be renewed for subsequent
year after the student passes in the previous class. Applications for Scholarships to be Online: a) Student desirous
of availing Pre-Matric Scholarships under the Scheme shall apply online at http://epass.cgg.gov.in
and click on the Pre-Matric Scholarships for registration
form and submit the following details.
- i)Student details
with Name and Address of the School.
- ii) Parental
details with address.
- iii) Aadhar Linked
Bank Account Number with IFSC Code, Bank Name and Bank branch.
- iv) Scan and upload
Caste, Income Certificate as issued by the Mee- Seva Kendra (certificate other
than those issued by Mee-Seva shall not be accepted).
- v) Scan and upload
Aadhar Card Number & the Aadhar document.
- vi) Aadhar Linked
Bank Account, pass book to be scanned and uploaded (only first stage). The Bank
Account shall be in the name of the student along with the Mother / Father /
Guardian in case the student is a minor.
- vii) Scan and
Upload a Photograph.
- viii) The
Headmasters shall provide assistance for students in downloading and
registering online, if required.
b) The duly filled
in application shall be downloaded and copies of all documents as given in
e-PASS shall be attached to the Application and submitted to the school Head
Master. c) Each student
must give a declaration that he/she is not in receipt of any stipend / scholarship
from the State or the Central Government. d) The Head Master
of the School shall verify all the details of the Application and countersign
the Application. He shall also certify that the student is not receiving any
other Scholarship from the State or the Central Government. e) All the
Applications of the students shall be forwarded to the local Hostel Warden of
the Social Welfare Department. f) The Hostel
Welfare Officer in whose jurisdiction the school is located shall be the
Verification Officer for all students applications received from the school
under the Scheme. g) Verification of
the students by the Hostel Welfare Officer shall be done by authenticating the
fingerprint of the student with the UIDA online. For this purpose, the Hostel
Welfare Officer shall first assess the “Best Finger Detection” (BFD) for
online authentication and use such finger with the BFD for online
authentication with the Aadhar Network (UIDA). h) Scholarship applications of
only such students who have been authenticated online shall be processed for
scholarship. Therefore HWOs and Head Masters are requested to ensure that the
Aadhar Number is entered correctly. i) The Joint Director / Deputy
Director, Social Welfare of the District shall process only the Online Authenticated
Applications for payment of Pre-Matric Scholarships, in respect of Hostel
students, shall be remitted in the Accounts of Hostel Warden in which the
student is residing and suitable dietary charges made for which detailed instructions
to be issued in due course. 4. The Commissioner of Social
Welfare, AP, Hyderabad shall ensure that adequate steps are initiated to:
- a) Map all authorized schools /
hostels to Hostel Welfare Officers.
- b) Impart training to
Headmasters/Hostel Welfare Officers and ASWOs on the online system.
- c) Ensure that all the Hostel
Welfare Officers undertake physical verification by the process of Online Authentication
with UIDA & physical verification.
- d) Ensure that all District
Officers proactively co-ordinate with the concerned Departments for
verification and sanction of Pre-Matric Scholarships.
- e) Ensure that the online
system is put in place by the Centre for Good Governance and has a full-fledged
help line for assistance to users.
5. The Administration of the
scheme shall be fully online and managed and operated by the Centre for Good
Governance. 6. All payments under this
scheme shall be through the Aadhar authentication frame work and encashable by
the students through the “Micro ATM” operated by Business Correspondents of
Banks. 7. A student can withdraw the
amount through the Micro ATM by online fingerprint authentication with the
UIDA. They can also draw the amount through their ATM Cards where available. 8. The expenditure on this
scheme shall be debited to the following Head of Account: “2225-Welfare of SCs, STs and
OBCs01-Welfare of SCs.,MH-277-Education, GH(11)-Normal
State PlanSH (33) Pre-Matric S/sips
belonging to SCs studying in V to VIII340 – Scholarships and Stipends
(Plan) 9. This order issues with the
concurrence of Finance (Expr.SW) Dept., vide their UO No. 819 /79 /A2/ESW/2013,
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