West Bengal: Shikshashree Scheme

West Bengal: Shikshashree Scheme

scheme July 19, 2016 43 Views

A new scheme named Sikshashree has been launched by Backward Class Welfare Department, West Bengal Government for SC Day scholars studying in classes V to VIII. The objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to improve their partici­pation in Pre-matric stages and minimize the incidence of drop-out.


  • Student should be domicile of West Bengal
  • Student should belongs to SC category
  • Annual family income of student should not be more than Rs. 2.5 Lakhs


Students will be provided grant through their bank accounts according to following criteria:

Class Rate
V Rs. 500/- p.a.
VI Rs. 650/- p.a.
VII Rs. 700/- p.a.
VIII Rs. 800/- p.a.


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