GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH, ABSTRACT
BCWD – Pre-Matric Scholarships – Guidelines for sanction of Pre-Matric Scholarships to BC Students studying from Class IX to X from the year 2013-14 – Orders – Issued.
BACKWARD CLASSES WELFARE (B1) DEPARTMENT, G.O.Ms.No.22 Dated:04.10.2013
From the Commissioner of BC Welfare, AP, Hyderabad, Letter.Rc.No.B1/3103/2013, dt:26.07.2013.
Government of Andhra Pradesh have decided to sanction Pre-Matric Scholarship in online (e-PASS)for students belonging to BC studying class 9 to 10 in Government Schools to curb the high dropout rate among Backward Classes children studying in Secondary Education level from the Academic Year 2013-14 and it is proposed to cover about 2.00 lakh students under this scheme subject to the following guidelines:-
2. The Scheme was included under Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme(DBT) and the Commissioner, BC Welfare has already submitted the Memorandum of Understanding to the Government in Social Welfare Department with NACH facilities.
3. The following guidelines are issued for operation of the scheme. These guidelines will come into effect from the academic year 2013-14 to sanction Pre-Matric Scholarships through online (e-PASS):
To curb the high dropout rate among BC students in Andhra Pradesh by providing a modest incentive to school going BC children from classes IX and X and preference may be given to girls students first based on availability of budget.
i) The student should belong to Backward Classes.
ii) His/her Parent/Guardian’s income should not exceed Rs. 44,500/- per annum.
iii) He/she should have an Aadhar card.
iv) He/She should be a regular, full time student studying in a Government School or in a School run by Local
Bodies such as Mandal Praja Parishad, Zilla Praja Parishad, Municipalities / Municipal Corporations or any school aided by the Government.
v) Scholarship shall be given to the student only once in any class. If a student has to repeat a class, he/she shall not get scholarship for that class for a second (or subsequent) year
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