West Bengal cabinet committee has approved the launch of WB Medhashree Scholarship Scheme 2023 to provide scholarship for OBC students. In this Medhashree scheme, the state govt. will provide grant of Rs. 800 per annum to students from other backward classes. In this article, we will tell you how to apply online, what is eligibility, list of documents required and complete details regarding Medhashree Prakalpa Scheme.
About Medhashree Scholarship Scheme 2023
CM Mamata Banerjee said “I’m delighted to launch the Medhashree scheme, which will provide scholarships to students from Other Backward Classes”. In the Medhashree scholarship scheme, students belonging to the backward and minority communities will be entitled to Rs. 800 as annual grant. West Bengal government would do its bit to protect interests of students. Medhashree Prakalpa scheme is going to benefit 2.63 lakh students every year. Also WB government has implemented 17 per cent reservation for OBCs.
CM Banerjee also stated that “The central government has stopped scholarships for students of OBC and other minorities. But don’t be worried. We will be providing the same grant to them”. The TMC supremo also said that attempts were being made to create division among the people of West Bengal, and urged people not to pay heed to them.
Short Brief on Medhashree Prakalpa Scheme
|Name of Scheme||Medhashree Scholarship Scheme or Medhashree Prakalpa Yojana|
|Announced by||CM Mamata Banerjee|
|Date of Announcement||20 January 2023|
|Cabinet Approval||30 January 2023|
|Type of Scheme||Scholarship|
|Major Beneficiaries||Students from other backward classes (OBC community)|
|Annual Grant||Rs. 800|
How to Apply Online for WB Medhashree Scholarship Scheme
The new Medhashree scholarship scheme has been announced by CM Mamata Banerjee on 20 Jan 2023 while the scheme has now got cabinet approval on 30 January 2023. However, she did not mentioned about the Medhashri prakalpa apply online process. Like other scholarship schemes, it is expected that Medhashree prakalpa scheme application forms would also be invited. It is highly likely that Medhashree scholarship online registration form would be invited through online mode. After verification only, students shall be able to get annual grant of Rs. 800. As soon as we get any information of Medhashree scholarship scheme apply online process, we will update it in this article.
Eligibility Criteria for WB Medhashree Scheme
- Applicant must be a permanent resident of West Bengal state.
- Applicant must belong to other backward class (OBC) category.
- Students from minority community may also get annual grant.
List of Documents required for Medhashree Prakalpa Scheme
- Aadhar card
- Caste certificate
- Bank passbook
- Mobile number
- Recent passport size photograph
Source / Reference Link: https://www.millenniumpost.in/amp/kolkata/medhashree-gets-cabinets-approval-506972