Social Justice and Empowerment

Hostel Scheme in Bihar

The Hostel Scheme in Bihar is launched by Government of India, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and implemented by Bihar government. This scheme especially launched for students who belong to an economically weaker family and one of the category SC, ST, and OBC. Under this scheme, free hostel facilities are provided along with food and some other requirements. At present, there are 146 running hostels for SC, 13 hostels for ST and 5 hostels for OBC. The students in these hostels run mess by themselves. For this mess, the govt. provides cook-cum-servant to cook food. Students who are the permanent residence of Bihar state can apply under this scheme but students need to qualify some eligibility norms which are mentioned below in the article. Students of the weaker family can take benefit of this scheme by applying

Benefits of Hostel Scheme in Bihar:

  • Hostel Scheme in Bihar provides benefits in the form of offering residence or hostel facility along with food to SC, ST, and OBC
  • Under this scheme residence or hostel is provided free of cost
  • The students in these hostels run mess by themselves. For these mess, the govt. provides cook-cum-servant to cook food

Required eligibility and conditions for applying Hostel Scheme in Bihar:

  1. Students who belong to SC, ST and OBC are eligible to get benefits under this scheme
  2. Students who are permanent residents of Bihar are eligible
  3. Students who belong to economically weaker family are eligible

Document required for applying Hostel Scheme in Bihar:

  1. Caste certificate
  2. Income certificate
  3. Aadhar card
  4. Identity proof
  5. Permanent residence proof
  6. Academics marksheets and certificates
  7. School bonafide certificate
  8. Non-creamy layer certificate only for those who belong

Application procedure:

  1. Applicant candidate can collect application form by visiting nearer Welfare Departments, that is, BWO, SWO and DWO
  2. The applicant should submit application along with required documents to the Welfare Departments, that is, BWO, SWO, and DWO

Contact Details:

  1. Applicant can contact to nearer Social Welfare Office at district level, Taluka level

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