Pratibha Kiran Yojana

Pratibha Kiran Yojana is the scheme by Government of Madhya Pradesh to empower women by encouraging them to undertake education. It’s true that there are many reason in the society which stop girls from taking education, and one is poverty. The scheme is especially for the girls who are from Below Poverty Line (BPL) category and cannot afford. The scheme targets the girls from BPL category and those who secured first division marks in their higher secondary school examination (Std. 12th exam) and awards them financial assistance for their higher education. This not only encourage girls to take education seriously but also showed results which are impressive. Last year only from one college close to 22 students got benefit of the scheme, and one can do the calculation of entire Madhya Pradesh state.

Benefits of Pratibha Kiran Yojana:

  • Financial assistance: Under the scheme the girls from weaker economic background will also get chance to pursue higher education
  • Women empowerment: The scheme will indirectly empower the women by bringing them into main stream by educating them
  • Awareness about the rights: Educating women will make them aware about their rights and there won’t be any more injustice in the society with women

Eligibility for Pratibha Kiran Yojana:

  1. Only girls are eligible for the scheme
  2. Must be the resident of Madhya Pradesh state
  3. Should have completed education till her HSC in first division
  4. Must be from BPL category

Documents Required:

  1. Residential Proof (electricity bill, water connection bill, gas connection bill, ration card, voter id, Aadhar card, pan card or driving license)
  2. Aadhar Card
  3. Age Proof (Birth Certificate/Board Certificate)
  4. Bank passbook having (bank name, branch name, account holder name, IFSC & MICR code)
  5. Passport size photographs (keep more than one copy)
  6. 12th Standard mark sheet
  7. Income Certificate of family
  8. Ration Card/BPL card

Application form:

To apply for the scheme girl child has to take application form from the college itself and submit it to the principal of the college. Students can download the form from the following link

Whom to contact where to contact for more information about the scheme:

  1. Gram Panchayat
  2. Panchayat Samiti
  3. College student section
  4. Department of Higher Education

References and Details:

For more details about the scheme kindly visit the following link

  1. Official Website of Department of Higher Education:
  2. Application form:


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