Uchch Shiksha Loan Yojana in Haryana for Poor Girl Students

Published on: 2017-08-31 13:47:47

Uchch Shiksha Loan Yojana in Haryana for Poor Girl Students

The state government of Haryana has launched a scheme named as “Uchch Shiksha Loan Yojana” or the Higher Education Loan Scheme for poor girl students across the state. The main objective of this scheme is to provide loan facility to those girls who have left their studies incomplete for not being able to pay the fee amount of higher studies.

Under Uchch Shiksha Loan Yojana, the state government will provide financial assistance to needy girl students to complete their higher studies. The scheme will be operated by the authority of Women Development Corporation, Haryana.

The scheme will help encourage the girl students especially from the backward classes and economically weaker section to pursue higher studies, achieve their career goals and be independent. The education loan for higher studies under the scheme will be provided at a subsidized interest rate of only 5% per annum.

Eligibility for Uchch Shiksha Loan Yojana

Below is the eligibility criteria for Haryana Higher Education Loan Scheme or Uchch Shiksha Loan Yojana

According to the official data, the literacy rate in Haryana is 67.91 percent, which is higher than the National average of 64.80 percent. The literacy rate for males is 78.49 percent and females is 55.73 percent which is also higher than the national average.

The literacy rate among SC / ST is 55.45 percent which is lower than the national average. Literacy rate among SC / ST female is only 42.26 percent. However, male literacy (66.93 percent) is much higher than the female literacy among SC / ST.

Feature of Uchch Shiksha Loan Yojana

Unfortunately, the women are facing many problems including rape, discrimination, inequality etc. throughout the country. To overcome these issues, government should formulate a policy which provide equal opportunity for the girls.

This scheme will surely improve the condition and encourage the more women / girls to become educated.

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