Govt. of Maharashtra

Book Bank Scheme for Scheduled Caste Students in Maharashtra

महाराष्ट्रातील अनुसूचित जातीतील विध्यार्थ्यांसाठी बुक बँक योजना

Book Bank scheme for Scheduled Caste Students is introduced by the state government of Maharashtra in association with Social Justice and Special Assistance Department. This scheme is funding by the central government of India. Under this scheme, the government provides book bank for medical, engineering, agriculture scheduled caste students in Maharashtra. The benefits provided under this scheme for Medical/Engineering Students is one set for two students and  Rs. 7500/-, For Agriculture Students, is one set for two students and Rs. 4500/-, For Veterinary Students, is one set for two students and Rs.5000/-. The government also provides one set for one student and Rs.5000/- for Post Graduation Courses like Medical, Engineering, Agricultural, and Veterinary. Book Bank scheme for Scheduled Caste Students merged with the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post-Metric Scholarship for SC students. The main objective of the scheme to uplift lives of scheduled caste communities who are economically weak and below the poverty line. The government has an intention to develop them educationally, economically and socially. The students belong to schedules caste should contact concerned college/institute to apply book bank

Benefits of Book Bank Scheme for Scheduled Caste Students in Maharashtra:

  • Benefits for Medical/Engineering Students is one set of books for two students and Rs. 7500/-
  • Benefits for Agriculture Students is one set of books for two students and Rs. 4500/-
  • Benefits for Veterinary Students is one set of books for two students and Rs.5000/-
  • Government also provide one set of books for one student and 5000/-  for Post Graduation Courses like Medical, Engineering, Agricultural and Veterinary students

Eligibility criteria for Book Bank Scheme for Scheduled Caste Students in Maharashtra:

  1. Applicant should be resident of Maharashtra state
  2. Applicant must be from scheduled castes
  3. The student should be admitted to the professional courses such as Medical, engineering, agriculture etc.
  4. Student should be eligible for Government of India scholarship scheme

Documents required for Book Bank Scheme for Scheduled Caste Students in Maharashtra:

  1. Passport size photo
  2. Aadhaar Card
  3. Caste certificate
  4. Caste validity certificate
  5. Permanent residence proof
  6. Bank account details

Application procedure for Book Bank Scheme for Scheduled Caste Students in Maharashtra:

  1. The applicant should contact concerned college/institute in Maharashtra
  2. The applicant also contact Assistant Commissioner Social welfare department in Maharashtra

References & Details:

  1. For more details about Book Bank scheme for Scheduled Caste Students in Maharashtra visit: https://sjsa.maharashtra.gov.in/en/scheme-category/education-training?&Submit=Submit&page=2
  2. https://mahaschemes.maharashtra.gov.in/en/education-and-training-scheme.html

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