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Tripura CM launches national scholarship online portal under ‘Mukhyamantri Yuba Yogayog Yojana’

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On May 6, 2020, Tripura, Chief Minister(CM) Biplab Kumar Deb launched a National Scholarship online portal website(https:/ /scholarships.gov.in/) under ‘Mukhyamantri Yuba Yogayog Yojana’, an incentive scheme at the state secretariat so that students can apply for this scheme for the Academic Year 2019-20.Tripura CM launches online portal scholarships

  • Rs 7.30 crore will be spent on the scheme.

Gist about the Mukhyamantri Yuba Yogayog Yojana

The scheme was announced by the Education Minister of Tirupura, Ratan Lal Nath on 4th March 2020 during a meeting of the council of ministers.

Objective of the Scheme

To provide grants for the purchase of smartphones to the students of final year to empower them digitally & help them leverage the advantages of an interconnected world. Through the implementation of the scheme, the student will be able to get employment through internet platforms.

Beneficiaries

A student must be in the final year of the course in an undergraduate degree in any government college/Institute/University in Tripura.

The benefit can be availed once in a lifetime.

Eligibility

The student must be a resident of Tripura state & must be studying in a college resided in Tripura state.

Mode of Assistance

Will provide Rs 5000 or cost of the phone whichever is lower to around 14,608 students from 38 educational institutions( which include 22 government degree colleges of the state)directly into their bank account.

Details required for filing applications

Date of birth, address, Aadhaar number, College or institutes name, account number of Bank, Voter ID card, all Educational certificate, Results in proof, mobile & email ID.

The time limit for submission for online application- 6 th May to 6th June 2020

Key Points

i.Through the implementation of the scheme, the student will be able to get employment through internet platforms.

ii.The guidelines for the incentive scheme as well as Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and User manual for Institutes are available on the website.

iii.Institutions were informed that timely verification of application which includes scrutiny of documents namely Invoice of the Mobile Phone, Bank passbook, Last year Mark sheets etc. is the responsibility of the College/ Institute Nodal officer(verification is to be made between 15th May to 15th June 2020)

About Tirupura:
Capital– Agartala
Governor– Ramesh Bais
Wildlife Sanctuary (WS)– Sepahijala WS, Bishalgarh, Sepahijala District; Trishna WS, Belonia, South Tripura; Rowa Wildlife Sanctuary, North Tripura; Gomati Wildlife Sanctuary, Between Gomati & Dhalai District.
National Park (NP)– Clouded Leopard NP, Bishalgarh, Sepahijala District