Scheme of Financial Assistance for Children with Special Needs, Goa

Ministry of Education, Goa


Description

Under this scheme, the financial assistance is given to children with special needs studying in recognized schools from standard 1st to 12th. The financial assistance is as a special help to the students to educate them

Objective

The Objective of the scheme is to improve the educational opportunities for children with special needs by providing financial assistance to the parents of such children

Eligibility

The Assistance shall apply to children with special needs studying in recognized schools from standard 1st to 12th

Beneficiaries

Children with Special Needs

Benefits

The benefits are summarissed as below:

  1. Financial Assistance:Grant for books and other stationary - Rs 500 per annum
  2. Fixed amount for uniform - Rs 800 per annum
  3. Travelling allowance (subject to 60% attendance) - Rs 200 per month
  4. Escort allowance (subject to 60% attendance) - Rs 200 per month
  5. Actual expenses on equipment required for facilitating the child's education (once in three years) - Rs 5,000

How To Apply

The benefits can be availed by submitting application for this scheme to the Department of education, art & culture

Sponsored By

Central Government of India

Ministry

Department of education, art & culture

Date of Launch

13-January-2005

Valid Upto

20-September-2019

Status

Active

Sector

Education



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