Gyan Deepika Scheme Assam: Fees waiver, free uniform & e-bikes & education loan subsidy for students

Admission fee waiver upto degree level, free uniform for class 9th & 10th, e-bikes for meritorious girls & 50,000 subsidy on education loans

The Government of Assam has announced Gyan Deepika Scheme for students in Assam. The scheme was announced in the Assam Budget 2019 – 20. Under the scheme state government has announced several welfare initiatives for the students such as fees waiver, free uniform & e-bikes along with education loan subsidy.

The primary objective of the scheme is to make sure that all the students get education & to provide equal opportunities to all. The scheme focuses on higher education & girls education. Government has allocated budget of Rs. 25 crore for the implementation of the scheme.

Gyan Deepika Scheme
Benefits:Fees waiver, free uniform & e-bikes & education loan subsidy

Read More: Assam budget 2019-20: 1 tola/gram gold to poor brides, subsidized rice, sugar

Benefits & Eligibility Criteria:

  • Admission fee waiver upto degree level to the students with family income less than Rs 1 lakh per year
  • Free uniform for class 9th & 10th students
  • Battery operated E-Bikers for girls who score first division in higher secondary examinations
  • Rs. 50,000 subsidy on the education loans
  • Subsidy of Rs. 700 per month for 10 months for mess bills for students staying in the govt college hostels
  • Free text books for all the students of 9th & 10th class

Government is also planning to increase the income limit from Rs. 1 lakh/year to 2 lakh/year for admission fee wavier. Government is also planning to provide free text books till the degree levels for all the streams art, science & commerce.

The Assam Finance Minister Hemanta Biswa Sarma present the budget 2019-2020. Apartment from students the government has also launched various schemes for poor, minorities & backward classes in the state.


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