Each of the SC students of Class V to VII will get a grant of Rs. 750/- per annum and those of Class VIII will get a grant of Rs. 800/- per annum, while students belonging to ST and studying from Class V to VIII will get a grant of Rs. 800/- per annum.
Sikshashree Scholarship Scheme
Sikshashree Scholarship Scheme is for the day scholar students of Class V to VIII belonging to Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe category.
Enhancement of rate of scholarship under “Shikshashree” scheme in West Bengal for Scheduled Caste students studying in class V to VII.
A certificate is to be issued by all the Head of the Institutions, that all the eligible SC/ST students of classes V to VIII of his/her school for the year 2014-15 are not left out in Awardee-list.
To provide quality assistance to SC/ST day-scholar students of Classes V to VIII in a smooth, transparent and efficient way a single new scheme “Sikshashree” has been implemented.