Computerization of Scholarship Scheme
To computerize the schemes being operated by backward classed welfare department and to ensure direct deposition of scholarship amount to the eligible individual various steps have been taken. To put a check on ambiguities, scholarships from class-1 to class-8 in the accounts of Gram Nidhi-3 (presently the scheme is postponed) and scholarships for students of class 9 and above of backward classes is deposited directly in their accounts. Scholarship/Fee reimbursement is distributed through P.F.M.S. portal on applying online according to the pre-decided time table, provisions of manual and upto availability of budget. For this purpose, every district is equipped with 2 computers and 2 computer operators (from outsourcing) and to activate District Backward Class Officers and Zonal Deputy Directors and to speed-up the effective compliance of the scheme, Rs. 25,000/- and Rs. 30,000.00/- per month have been arranged against travelling expenses.