Pre-Matric Scholarship (Unclean Occupation) 2017-18, Odisha

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EligibilityClass 1 to 10 students
AwardVariable awards

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About the Program

The SC & ST Development, Minorities & Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of Odisha invites applications for Pre-Matric Scholarships from students of Class 1 to 10 whose parents are involved in the unclean occupation. The children of individuals engaged in occupations like tanning, scavenging, sweeping and flaying will be benefited under this scheme.

  • Pre-Matric Scholarship (Unclean Occupation) 2017-18, Odisha DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible for the scholarship, an applicant must -

    • Be studying in Class 1 to 10
    • Be a domicile of Odisha
    • Be children of
      • Scavengers engaged in manual cleaning/carrying of human excreta or cleaning of manholes and open drains
      • Sweepers having a traditional link with scavenging
      • Tanners
      • Flayers
      • Beneficiaries covered under the self-employment schemes for rehabilitation of manual scavengers (SRMS) borne before the rehabilitation of parents/guardian under SRMS



    Students will receive the following benefits:

    • An amount of INR 110 per month for Class 1 to 2
    • An amount of INR 110 per month (day scholars) and INR 700 per month (hostellers) for Class 3 to 10
    • An annual ad hoc grant of INR 750 (day scholars) and INR 1000 (hostellers)



    The following documents need to be submitted at the time of the application:

    • Aadhar card
    • Income certificate of parents
    • Occupation certificate of parents
    How can you apply?

    Candidates can apply offline by contacting their respective Government schools or the Municipal Corporation offices.

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