Jai Bhim Mukhyamantri Pratibha Vikas Yojana

  • Category
    Society
  • Published
    13th Aug, 2019

Delhi SC/ST Welfare Minister chaired a meeting with around 15 heads private coaching institutes to include more such institutes in an existing free coaching programme for SC students.

Context

Delhi SC/ST Welfare Minister chaired a meeting with around 15 heads private coaching institutes to include more such institutes in an existing free coaching programme for SC students.

About

Jai Bhim Mukhyamantri Pratibha Vikas Yojana

  • It was launched by the Delhi Government in 2018 to provide quality coaching for economically disadvantaged Scheduled Castes (SCs) candidates to enable them to compete in Competitive examination and succeed in obtaining an appropriate job in Public/ Private sector.
  • The scheme will be implemented through the reputed institutions/centers run by the registered private institutions /NGOS.
  • Only students belonging to SCs residing in Delhi & who have passed 10th and 12th class ( or studying in class XII) from the schools in Delhi , having total family income of not more than Rs.6.00 lakh per annum will be eligible under the scheme.
  • The ratio of students who have completed their studies from Govt. and Private Schools to be coached under the Scheme will be 75:25.
  • Under the scheme, the government currently pays a maximum of ?40,000 to selected eight institutes for the coaching of each student. Apart from it, a monthly stipend of ?2,500 is given to each student. Now, the amount will be increased from ?40,000 to ?1,50,000 and the duration of the coaching will also be extended.

Outcome

Of the 107 students who got free coaching for engineering and medical entrance exams under the Jai Bhim Mukhyemantri Pratibha Vikas Yojana, 13 have been declared successful in the JEE Main and 22 in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET).

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