Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan)

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India

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Scholarship Scheme from National Fund

Under this scheme financial assistance is given to students with disabilities to pursue technical and professional courses from a recognized institution. There is provision of 500 scholarships every year.  The rate of scholarship is Rs.1000/-p.m. for hostellers and Rs.700/- p.m. for day scholars studying in professional courses at graduation and above level, and Rs.700/- p.m. for hostellers and Rs.400/- p.m. for day scholars pursuing Diploma /certificate level professional. Course fee is reimbursed up to ceiling of Rs.10,000/- per year. In addition, financial assistance can be given for computer with editing software for blind/deaf graduate and post graduate students pursuing professional courses and for support access software for cerebral palsy students.

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