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Swami Vivekananda MCM Scholarship to Kanyashree Girls

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Government of West Bengal
Department of Higher Education,
Science and Technology and Biotechnology
Budget Branch
Bikash Bhavan, Salt Lake, Kolkata-700 091

No. 08-EH/N/M&MS-06/2013 (Pt.-I) Date 28.07.2017

ORDER

The State Government for some time past has been considering the need to provide financial assistance to Kanyashree girls under Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum means Scholarship Scheme in order to encourage & incentivize them for pursuing Post Graduate studies. Now, the Governor has been pleased to order that there will be a sub-scheme under Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum means Scholarship Scheme which will be known as ‘K-3 Component’ and the Kanyashree girls, who are enrolled in Kanyashree Prakalpa of the Department of Women and Child Development and Social Welfare and have received financial assistance under Kanyashree Prakalpa, stage 2 (K-2), if admitted in Post Graduate courses, may apply for getting financial assistance under the aforesaid ‘K-3 Component’ of Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum means Scholarship Scheme in the following manner:

(i) Kanyashree girls, whether single or married, may apply for financial assistance for pursuing PG studies under ‘K-3 Component’ of the Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship Scheme, if they get at least 45% marks in Graduation and enroll themselves for Post Graduate courses in the State of West Bengal. For pursuing Post Graduate studies in Arts and Commerce, each K-3 beneficiary will receive Rs. 2000/- p.m. and for pursuing Post Graduate studies in Science, each K-3 beneficiary will get Rs. 2500/- p.m.

(ii) The ID alloted to the Kanyashree girls by the Department of Women and Child Development and Social Welfare will continue to be used while they are in receipt of financial assistance under ‘K-3 Component’ of the Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship and the Kanyashree Portal of the aforesaid Department (www.wbkanyashree.gov.in) will provide a secure interface for the ‘K-3 Component’ of the Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship Scheme of this Department to verify the names of bonafide K-3 beneficiaries, along with their Kanyashree ID, bank account details, and any other particulars that may be required to facilitate transfer of scholarship directly to their respective bank accounts.

2. This order is issued with the concurrence of the Finance Department, Group B, vide U.O. No. 26 dated 24.07.2017.

By order of the Governor,

Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal

No. 08-EH dated 28.07.2017, Source