PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP TO THE CHILDREN OF THOSE ENGAGED IN CLEANING AND PRONE TO HEALTH HAZARDS

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Directorate of Social Welfare has invited application from children of those engaged in occupation involving cleaning and Prone to Health Hazards from class I upto X in Government / Recognized Private Schools / Recognized Institute for Pre – Matric Scholarship to the children of those engaged in occupation involving cleaning and prone to Health Hazards to be awarded by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, New Delhi.

As per Manual Scavengers Act 2013, “Hazardous cleaning” means an employee, in relation to a sewer or septic tank, means its manual cleaning by such employee without the employer fulfilling his obligation to provide protective gear and other cleaning devices and ensuring observance of safety precautions, as prescribed in the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act 2013 or rules made there under.

The amount of scholarship for Std. Ist  to Xth is Rs. 225/- p.m. for 10 months and Ad-hoc grant of Rs. 750/- per annum to Day Scholar where as an amount of scholarship for Std. IIIrd to Xth is Rs. 700/- p.m. for 10 months and an Ad-hoc grant of Rs. 1,000/- per annum for Hostellers.

Application in the prescribed format shall be submitted by the student to the Directorate of Social Welfare, 18th June Road, Panaji Goa, through the Head of the Institution, latest by 31st October, 2022., as informed by Department of Information and Publicity.

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