ST & SC Development, Minorities Backward Classes Welfare Department Has Published a Notification Pre-Scholarship for Class-9th & 10th Students.
Candidates Can Apply through Official Website. Details Notification Given in Its Website.
About the Department
The State of Odisha occupies an important place in the country having a high concentration of Scheduled Tribe and Scheduled Caste population. As per the latest 2011 census, it is ranked third (numerically) in terms of ST population whereas its position is eleventh (numerically) in terms of SC population in the country. Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes together constitute nearly 40% of the State’s Total Population (S.Ts 22.85% and S.Cs 17.13%). The population of Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes is as follows :
CORE FACILITIES, MONETARY ENTITLEMENTS, ALLOWANCES AND COMPENSATIONS TO STS, SCS, OBCS & MINORITY COMMUNITIES.
Boarding facilities for students belonging to ST, SC, OBCs in State run Hostels
Scholarships to STs, SCs, OBCs & Minorities from Primary level right up to Ph.D Level.
Educational Amenities to ST & SC students like NT Books, Reading & Writing Materials, School Uniforms
Cash compensation to ‘next of kin’ during unfortunate incidents of death of Boarder students
Monetary relief to SC & ST victims of atrocities
Legal Aid to SCs & STs for establishing their right, title, interest and possession over the disputed land and also for cases under PCR Act,1955 & POA Act,1989
Insurance scheme for Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) through Janshree Bima Yojana of LIC.
Cash award to couples performing Inter-caste marriage.
Margin Money Loan under Bankable Schemes to SCs & ST through the Odisha SC/ST Finance Dev. Corpn
Minimum Support Price (MSP) to STs as primary gatherers for Minor Forest Produce (MFP).
Reservation in Posts & Services as per provisions of the ORV Act,1975
Pre-Examination/Pre-Recruitment Training for appearing at various competitive Exams through Implementing Agencies
COMPENSATION TO ATROCITY VICTIMS
Monetary Relief is being given to the SC & ST victims of atrocities as per the norms and scale prescribed in the scheduled annexed to Rule-12 (4) of the SCs and STs (POA) Rules,1995
25%, 50%, 75% at the first phase as per Rule and full amount of compensation wherever applicable at the first phase.
The rest amount to be paid to the victims after conviction of the accused persons by the trial court.
As per the (Amendment) Rules, 2011, 150 % increase in compensation/ monetary relief has been effected for the victims of atrocities with effect from 23.12.2011.
Those Candidates are BPL Category Given First Priorities. Scholarship will be Given through Bank Accounts.
Last Date For Submitting Online Application- 31.08.2016