Govt. of Punjab

Pre-Matric Scholarship To Children Of Those Parents Engaged In Unclean Occupations

The Pre-Matric Scholarship To Children is the scheme started by government of Punjab for provide financial help to children whose parents are working as a trainers and flayers. This scheme has been covered under Dedicated Social Security Fund from the year 2005-06. The financial assistance is provide to students of those parents who are presently angaged in manual scavenging or were so engaged up-to or after 1. 1. 1997 and it include those who may be cleaning human excreta, on a regular basis, either from dry latrines or drains, sewers, septic tanks, manholes etc.

Benefits of Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme :

  • The scheme will provide scholarship of Rs. 110/- p.m. for 10 months in a year to those students who are studying in class 1 to class 10
  • If students is blind then government will provide reader allowance , transport allowance for those parents engaged in unclean occupations
  • The scheme will provide allowance of Rs. 100 per month towards extra coaching to mentally retarded and mentally ill students of those parents worked in unclean occupation

Eligibility for Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme :

  1. Scholarship will be provide to only those students whose parents work in unclean occupation
  2. If children is adopted by such person who is working in unclean occupation is also eligible to get the benefits of this scheme but parents need certificate (such as of proof of their occupation, date of adoption etc.) must have
  3. Applicant is must be resident of Punjab state

Documents required for applying Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme :

  1. Residence Proof e.g. certificate from residence authority (Electricity bill, Water connection bill, etc)
  2. Aadhar Card
  3. Income certificate of parent (ex. form no 16)
  4. Occupation certificate of parent

Whom to contact and where to contact for getting the benefits of this scheme:

  1. Applicant can contact to government school
  2. Applicant can contact to Muncipal co-operation office
  3. Applicant can contact department of welfare minister, punjab

Telephone no:- 0172-2741817

References & details:

For more information related to about scheme just follow the link:

  1. Official website of department of welfare and schedule cast and backward classes of Punjab government: http://welfarepunjab.gov.in/Scschemes.html
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