Saksham Scholarship Scheme, Govt. of India Scholarships, MHRD, Union Human Resource Development. SAKSHAM SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DIFFERENTLY ABLED STUDENTS (DEGREE) For Technical education and SAKSHAM SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DIFFERENTLY ABLED STUDENTS (DIPLOMA) For Technical education Govt. of India Saksham Scholarship Scheme
The Ministry of HRD is implementing Saksham Scholarship Scheme through the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to provide encouragement and support to 1000 differently-abled students to pursue technical education in a year.
The amount of scholarship is a tuition fee of Rs.30000/- or at actual, whichever is less and Rs. 2000/- per month for l0 months as incidentals. This scholarship is for those differently-abled students whose family income is less than Rs Six lakhs per annum.
The candidates will be selected on merit at the qualifying examination to pursue technical education from amongst such candidates. The other criteria are that the candidates should have been admitted to the first year of the Degree or Diploma program in any of the AICTE approved institutes during the academic year 2014-15 through the centralized admission process of the State/Central Government.
The Saksham Scholarship Scheme has been launched on 11th November 2014, and till now 84 differently-abled students have applied for scholarship under the scheme to date.
This information was given by the Union Human Resource Development Minister, Smt. Smriti Irani in a written reply to the Lok Sabha question.
Last date to apply: 31-10-2018