Financial Assistance for Vocational Training of Widows of ESM 2019

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EligibilityWidows of Ex-servicemen
AwardOne-time aid of up to INR 20,000
DeadlineAlways Open

About the Program


Last Updated On : 06-05-2020   Posted By : Admin

The Kendriya Sainik Board Secretariat under Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Ministry of Defence, Government of India invites applications for Financial Assistance for Vocational Training of Widows of ESM 2019 from Widows of Ex-servicemen of rank up to Havaldar or equivalent. The scheme aims to provide financial assistance to widows to settle in life through vocational training and gives the opportunity to win a one-time aid of up to INR 20,000.

  • Financial Assistance for Vocational Training of Widows of ESM 2019
    DeadlineAlways Open

    An applicant must -

    • Be a widow of an Ex-serviceman ranking up to Havaldar or equivalent
    • Have successfully completed the said vocational training
    • Have been recommended by respective Zila Sainik Board (ZSB)

    The selected scholars will receive the following benefits: 

    • Vocational training 
    • A one-time grant of up to INR 20,000 on successful completion of the vocational training

    The following documents are required to be attached along with the application: 

    • Complete Service Discharge Book/Certificate
    • Copy of Widow I-Card
    • Certificate issued by the institute after the completion of training
    • Certificate issued by ZSWO that widow after vocational training is gainfully employed
    • Details of Bank A/c Number (in PNB/SBI only) and IFS Code
    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps below to apply: 

    Step 1: Register for the scholarship scheme at the online portal.
    Step 2: Log in the portal with relevant information.
    Step 3: Attach the required documents.
    Step 4: Print and submit the application form at the respective Zila Sainik Welfare Office (ZSWO).

Important Dates

 along with other applications on yearly basis.Applications will be moved for sanction of the competent authority in one lot, preferably on a quarterly basis.

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