MAFSU Dr. Punjabrao Deshmukh Vasatigruh Nirvah Bhatta Yojna, Maharashtra 2023-24

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EligibilityChildren of registered labourers and marginal farmers
AwardUp to ₹30,000 for 10 months

About the Program


Last Updated On : 14-12-2023   Posted By : Smriti Verma

MAFSU Dr. Punjabrao Deshmukh Vasatigruh Nirvah Bhatta Yojna, Maharashtra 2023-24 is an initiative of the Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University (MAFSU), Government of Maharashtra to provide financial assistance to the students who are wards of registered labour and marginal farmers to pursue higher education. The selected students will receive up to ₹30,000 for 10 months.

Source: Aaple Sarkar DBT Portal

  • MAFSU Dr. Punjabrao Deshmukh Vasatigruh Nirvah Bhatta Yojna, Maharashtra 2023-24

    To be eligible, an applicant must:-

    • be a domicile of Maharashtra
    • be a child of registered labourer/child of alpabhudarak or both
    • be a hosteller
    • have taken admission in a professional and technical course (UG/PG degree) in a recognised institution 
    • have taken admission under the general category
    • have attempted every semester or annual exams
    • have a minimum of 50% attendance in the previous semester (except for fresh admitted to college)
    • have an annual family income of less than ₹6,00,000
    • not have a gap of 2 years during the course
    • must attempt every semester or annual exam.

    The selected candidates will receive the following benefits for a duration of 10 months as follow:

    Category For child of Registered Labor/Alpabhudharak (Marginal Land Holder) For students having an annual family income of up to ₹1,00,000  For students having an annual family income of between ₹1,00,000-₹8,00,000 
    For institute in MMRDA/PMRDA/Aurangabad City/Nagpur City ₹30,000 ₹10,000 ₹10,000
    For institutes in other areas ₹20,000 ₹8,000 ₹8,000
    • Domicile certificate
    • Registered labour certificate/alpabudharak certificate/family annual income certificate
    • Hosteller document
    • CAP related document
    • Attendance certificate
      Previous year's marksheet
    • Gap-related document (if applicable)
    • Previous year's annual income certificate 
    • Family declaration certificate for two children
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through the following steps:-
    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below.
    Step 2: Click on the 'Register' button and fill in the required registration details. (Note: If already registered, log in using Gmail/Mobile number/Email ID).
    Step 3: Click on the 'New Applicant Registration' button at the right-hand side of the dashboard.
    Step 4: Fill in all required details, verify the email and the phone number.
    Step 5: Complete the Aadhaar authentication process either through OTP or biometrics. 
    Step 6: After completing the authentication process, fill in all the required details to 'Register'.
    Step 7: Now, click on the 'Applicant login' button on the right-hand side of the dashboard.
    Step 8: Log in using the username and password. 
    Step 9: Fill in the necessary details, upload the specified documents, and submit. 

Important Dates

Application Deadline: 31st March 2024

Selection Criteria

The candidate will be selected based on the fulfilment of the eligibility criteria.

Terms and Conditions
  • 33% of the seats are reserved for girls.
  • The applicant cannot receive maintenance allowance from any other scheme.
  • Candidates from deemed and private universities are not eligible for this scholarship.
  • For the current academic year, only two children per family are eligible for the scheme's benefits.
  • Students who benefited from the scholarship last year are eligible to apply for the renewal scholarship.
  • To renew the application, students should utilize the assigned application ID, and the published list is available on the Department of Art's website.

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