Abhinandan scheme : An initiative to support for widows and wards of defence personnel



Shri Vishwakarma Skill University has taken an initiative to provide opportunities for skill and formal education to the widows and wards of the martyrs and wife and wards of gallantry award winners belonging to the Indian security forces by launching a new scheme ‘Abhinandan: Veer Balidani Kritagyata Yojna (AVBKY)’.

List of charges waived off under Abhinandan scheme

SVSU will waive-off charges for course fee, books, hostel, food and travel expenses for the selected candidates.

Supernumerary seats for the widows and wards of martyrs

The university will create one per cent supernumerary seats of the approved intake for the widows and wards of martyrs and gallantry award winners in all its educational and skill courses from the academic session 2019-20 onwards.

Eligibility criteria and seat allotment

The eligible candidates under Abhinandan scheme can apply for any course of SVSU. In case more candidates apply than the allotted seats in a course, then a merit list will be prepared.

The seat allotment shall be done as per the order of merit.

The university is entitled to utilize the government funds and shall create a corpus of the fund to meet the expenditures incurred on the education and welfare of the students under AVBKY.

 

Source: www.Indiatoday.in


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