Saksham is a Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) scheme which is aimed at providing encouragement and support to specially abled children to pursue technical education. This is an attempt to give every student who is otherwise specially abled the opportunity to study and enable them to participate in nation building.
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The scholarship will be awarded to Divyang students for pursuing technical education in AICTE approved institutions in India at Diploma and Degree level. Only candidates having disability greater than 40% would be eligible for the scholarship.
The amount of scholarship comprises of Tuition fee of Rs 30,000 or at actual and Rs. 2000 per month for 10 months as incidental charges each year. For more information, please visit the link here.
One can submit an online application on the official website.
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