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14k girls with disability to get Rs 200 stipend

PILIBHIT: As many as 14,482 schoolgirls with disability underneath the basic schooling division in 74 districts are likely to receive a monthly stipend of Rs 200.

UP mission director of Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) Vedpati Mishra informed the basic shiksha adhikaris (BSAs) about the govt’s decision to award a stipend of Rs 200 to the authorized number of schoolgirls with disability, who're receiving schooling underneath the basic schooling division in 74 districts, apart from Muzaffarnagar. The govt has earmarked a fund of Rs 2.nine crore for the scheme.

According to Mishra, the stipend is aimed at increasing the attendance of women with finding out difficulties in colleges, in addition to making improvements to their schooling quality and their empowerment underneath the inclusive schooling plan.

The director has additionally sent a listing of authorized number of girl scholars in each district for offering stipend. The most 900 beneficiaries were authorized for Shahjahanpur district, whilst simplest 5 will get the benefit in Varanasi. Besides, he directed the BSAs to start up the process to spot and make a choice eligible women and send the record to the directorate for further motion.

According to the director, the stipend will likely be supplied for a most length of 10 months, which will likely be counted from the date of admission of the beneficiary till March 31.

“The eligible applicants will likely be required to have disability certificate duly issued by means of a reliable medical officer. The choice of beneficiaries will likely be executed by means of a five-member district-level committee headed by means of the district Justice of the Peace of the district involved. The norms of minimal share of students’ attendance and their eligibility to get only one receive advantages underneath the welfare schemes will likely be considered right through the selection procedure,” stated Mishra.

The director stated the stipend could be transferred at once into the bank accounts of the beneficiaries.

Muzzafrnagar basic schooling coordinator Sushil Kumar instructed TOI, “There are 1,700 scholars with disability within the district. However, in a communication with the directorate, the primary digit ‘1’ was come what may overlooked and ‘700’ was sent. This led to chop in the annual finances for the 1,700 scholars. For the same reason why, Muzaffarnagar district is being kept out of the stipend record.”

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