Directorate of Social welfare, Kashmir | Submission of online scholarship applications under pre-matric scholarship scheme - Kashmir Student Alerts


Saturday, 1 August 2020

Directorate of Social welfare, Kashmir | Submission of online scholarship applications under pre-matric scholarship scheme


Sub: Applications are invited under Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Dr. Ambedkar Pre-matric Scholarships for Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes, DNT, Scholarship Scheme for the students for the year 2020-21.

Applications are invited from the students belonging to Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes (DNTs) of Kashmir Province
pursuing education under Pre- matric in Govt /Govt, recognized private schools/institutes during the year 2020-21 to be awarded
by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt, of India, who are not covered under the Schedule Caste, Schedule Tribes
and Other Backward Classes and whose annual family income is less than Rs. 2.50 lacs.

The following three castes of Kashmir Division have been identified as Denotified tribes:-

1. Chopan 2. Pohul 3. Sangtarash

Objective of the Scheme:-

The objective of the scheme is to empower Chopan, Pohul and Sangtrash socially as well as economically. This scheme
will be of continuous and permanent nature.


Those Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes DNTs students whose family income is less than Rs. 2.50 lacs per
annum will be eligible for applying under Pre-matric Scholarship.

The application form shall be attached with following documents:

01. One passport size photograph duly attested by Head of Institution.

02. Permanent Residence Certificate “State Subject Certificate’.

03. Parents /Guardians current income certificate, in original from the concerned Tehsildar (in case of students whose
parents/guardians are not Government employees). In case of wards of Government employees, salary certificate
issued by the concerned Drawing and Disbursing Officers.

04, Valid Caste Certificate from the competent authorities.

05. Aadhaar Number alongwith xerox of Aadhaar Card and seeding of Aadhaar with Bank account will lead to smooth
transaction of sanctioned scholarship amount in favour of eligible students,

06. Payment of Receipt of Fee or authorization for being sponsored by the Institution under above said category/
scheme issued by the Institution.

The grant of scholarship is subject to the following:

I. Mere filling of application for will confer no right on the student that he/she will be granted scholarship.

II. (Preference will be given to the Government Institutions.

lII. Scholarship will be restricted to availability of funds and also the merit and income.

IV. The income limit prescribed for Denotified Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes DNTs is Rs. 2.50 lacs per annum.

The application forms (as per prescribed proforma annexed as “Annexure "A") shall be submitted by the students
to the concerned Head of the Institution by or before 31-10-2020. The concerned Head of the Institution
will consolidate the application forms alongwith above mentioned certificates/documents alongwith his/her
individual recommendations on each application form and prepare the list as per format forming


Annexure "B" along with application forms completed in all respects should be deposited in the concerned District
Social Welfare Offices where students Institution falls by or before 15-11-2020. The District Level sanctioning
committee shall sanction the cases after following all criteria as envisaged in the guidelines.


» No application form shall be entertained after expiry of the scheduled date.
» — (Income certificate with cutting/mutation will lead to rejection of Application forms.)
» — Incomplete application form if any submitted by student will be out-rightly reject.

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