Kerala Social Security Mission announces Snehapoorvam Scholarship 2020

Snehapoorvam Scholarship 2020  – Kerala Social Security Mission – a charitable Society Sponsored by Social Justice Department, Government of Kerala announces the Snehapoorvam Scholarship 2020 to provide financial assistance to orphaned children.

Objectives

●      To identify orphaned children in the community.
●      To assess and prioritize children in the greatest need.
●      To provide social protection to highly vulnerable groups of orphans by strengthening traditional family and community systems for protecting and absorbing orphans.
●      To improve the basic education, social integration and nutrition of the most vulnerable groups of orphans towards the levels of other children in the community.
●      To encourage families to live their children within the family set up rather than sending them to orphanages.
●      To extend a helping hand to these orphan’s families by way of providing financial assistance to the education of children.

Snehapoorvam Scholarship 2020 Important Date

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Last Date to apply online31st October 2020

Eligibility Criteria for Snehapoorvam Scholarship 2020

●      Children who have lost either father or mother or both
●      Students from first standard to degree classes.
●      Children below 5 years.
●      Children who belong to BPL category.
●      For children belonging to the APL category, annual income should be below Rs. 20,000 in rural areas (Local body / Grama Panchayat) and Rs. 22,375 in urban areas (Corporation / Municipality).

Amount of Assistance

●      Children below 5 years and class I to V @ Rs.300/pm
●      For class VI to class X @ Rs 500/pm
●      For class XI and class XII @ Rs 750/pm
●      For degree courses / professional degree @ 1000/pm

Snehapoorvam Scholarship 2020 Application Process

●      The application with necessary documents should be submitted to the head of Aided/Govt. institutions (School and Colleges) before 31st October of every year.
●      The head of institution will verify and submit the application through online portal to Executive Director, Kerala Social Security Mission. Children below 5 yrs. can directly apply to Executive Director, Kerala Social Security Mission through the respective child welfare committees.
●      Apply online http://www.socialsecuritymission.gov.in/scheme_info.php?id=NA==

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website