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Assam Govt. Scholarship Scheme for Paper Mill Staff’s Children : Grant Details, Eligibility & How to Apply

With an objective to promote education and support academic pursuits, the Government of Assam has announced a one-time special incentive scheme for the Children of the Employees of Nagaon & Cacher Paper Mills under Hindustan Paper Corporation Mills in Assam.

The benefits of the scheme can be availed by the children of regular, serving employees of Hindustan Paper Corporation as a support to enable them to pursue their studies. This will be a one-time grant.

Under it, the State government will offer a one-time incentive of Rs 1 lakh each to children of the mill employees who are pursuing medical, engineering or other similar professional courses either at any institute in Assam or outside the State.

For students who are currently pursuing post-graduate degrees or research work, the scholarship amount will be Rs 75,000, while for those in graduation courses, polytechnic and diploma courses it will be Rs 50,000.

For the employees’ children who are pursuing higher secondary or similar courses, the scholarship amount will be Rs 25,000, while children from classes I to X will receive one-time assistance of Rs 10,000 each.

The scholarship will be disbursed ‘student-wise’ and not family-wise. So, if any mill employee has more than one kid pursuing any of the mentioned courses, all of them will receive the benefit as per their individual course of enrollment.

The money for the scheme will come from the finance department’s exclusive funds.

Grant Details
Ph.D./ Medical / Engineering Rs.1 Lakh
Post- Graduation Rs.75,000.00
Graduation / Polytechnic Rs.50,000.00
High Secondary Rs.25,000.00
Up to Class X Rs.10,000.00

How to apply:

Eligible students will be able to get the application forms from the finance department’s web portal from January 14. They can submit the applications between January 14 and 20.

Verification:

The deputy commissioners of the respective districts will verify the applications between January 21 and 30.

Salient Features of the scheme:

  1. Under the scheme, the Government of Assam will deposit the eligible amount as per the course being pursued by the children of employees working with Nagaon & Cachar Paper Mills under Hindustan Paper Corporation.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Applicant should be a student of a School, College or University.
  2. The parent or legal guardian of the applicant should be a regular, serving employees of either Nagaon or Cachar Paper mill under HPL Ltd.
  3. Students pursuing courses within Assam or outside the State eligible for a grant under this Scheme.
  4. The applicant who have availed benefits under Abhinandan Scheme will not be eligible.

What are the documents required to be uploaded?

  1. Address Proof ex. Voter ID Card or Aadhar Card or Quarter Details or PRC etc.
  2. Bank Account Details ex. Front Page of Bank Passbook / Bank Statement / Letter issued by Bank containing Account Holder Name, Bank Name, Branch Name, IFSC Code and Account Number.
  3. Proof of pursuing studies ex. Identity Card of the School / College / University / Institute or Registration Card or Admit Card or Selection Letter or Letter issued by Head of the School / College / University / Institute.
  4. Relationship Proof between Applicant (Student) and Employee of Paper Mill ex. Student ID Card or Voter ID Card or Aadhar Card or Document signed & stamped by a Class I / Group A Officer or Notarized Affidavit.
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