(Apply Online) Banishree Scholarship Odisha 2021: Application Form, Status

BANISHREE–A Scheme of Scholarship for Students with Special Needs is a very prestigious scholarship scheme specially available to the candidates who are currently situated in the Odisha state and struggling financially to submit their educational institution fees or continue their education in a prestigious educational institute present in the Orissa state. The article is given below talks about the eligibility criteria and the step-by-step procedure which you can follow to apply for the Banishree Scholarship Odisha 2021. 

Banishree Scholarship

Banishree Scholarship Odisha 2021

Banishree scholarship will be helpful for the students who are struggling physically and mentally. This scholarship will only be available to the permanent resident of Odisha state and the annual income of the guardian of the candidate must not be more than 60000 Rupees per annum. You must fill up the application form for the scholarship and submit it to the concerned authorities if you want to be eligible for this scheme. The candidates must also submit their documents with the scholarship in order to be eligible.

Banishree Scholarship Amount Hike Udpate

As per the information shared by the Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Minister Ashok Chandra Panda on Tuesday, the amount for the Banishree Scholarship Scheme for differently-abled students has been increased on the Odisha Chief Minister’s instruction. An estimated number of 23000 students will be benefited from the scholarship hike amount. The increased amount of scholarships will be available for the students from the academic year 2022-23. The details of the amount increased by the Odisha Government for the students are given below.

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Banishree Scholarship Scheme Hiked Amount Details

Students CategoryPer Month Amount Before Hike (Rs)Per Month Amount After Hike (Rs)
Class 1st to 5th  200400
Plus II and III  300600
Post Graduation350700
Students Receiving Technical and Vocational Training 350700
 Students from Class I to University Level who are Reading Outside the State350700
Reader Allowance for Visually Impaired Students  in Primary Schools100200
Reader Allowance for Visually Impaired Students  in Middle-Class Schools150300
Reader Allowance for Visually Impaired Rest of the Students  200400
Transport Allowance of Students with 75 or more percentage of Disability100200

Details Of Banishree Scholarship

Name Banishree Scholarship Odisha 2021
Launched byBANISHREE–A Scheme of Scholarship for Students with Special Needs by Odisha 
Objective Providing scholarship opportunities
Beneficiaries Students struggling hard to pay their fees
Official siteClick Here
Odisha State Scholarship Portal 

Benefits Of Banishree Scholarship

The following benefits will be provided to the candidates in this scholarship:-

  •  Primary School (Class I to V): Rs. 200 per month
  •  Middle & High School (Class V to X): Rs. 250 per month
  •  College (+2 and +3 level): Rs. 300 per month
  •  College (PG level): Rs. 350 per month
  •  Technical a Vocational Training: Rs. 350 per month
  •  Technical & Vocational Courses outside the state: Rs. 350 per month
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Allowances Available

The following allowances will be provided to the candidates in this scholarship:-

  • Reader’s allowance shall be paid at Rs. 100 per month for primary classes 
  • Reader’s allowance shall be paid at Rs. 150 per month for middle school 
  • Reader’s allowance shall be paid at Rs. 200 per month for high school classes 
  • A monthly allowance of 100 per month may be sanctioned for transport who has 75% or above disabilities
  • Students who are studying outside the state shall get Rs. 250 per month

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must follow the following eligibility criteria to apply for the scholarship:-

  •  The applicant should be a bonafide resident of Odisha
  •  The parental/ family income of the applicant is not more than Rs. 60,000 per annum
  •  He/She should be a regular student of an educational institution
  •  The applicant should not be receiving any financial assistance/stipend/scholarship from State Govt./ Central Govt. under any other scheme
 Odisha PRERANA Scholarship

Document Required 

The applicant must submit the following documents in this scholarship:-

  • Mark-sheets of the last examination passed duly attested by the Head of the Institution (Principal/Head Master)
  • Aadhar card
  • Disability Certificate issued by Medical Board
  • Income Certificate issued by Revenue Officer, not below the rank of Tahsildar or any other officer of equivalent status
  • Residence proof (e.g. certificate from residence authority)
  • Domicile certificate
  • Bank Details (e.g. Account number, Account holder name, IFSC code, MICR code)
  • BPL ration card (If available)
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Application Procedure Banishree Scholarship

The applicants can apply online or offline for the scholarship program. Both the online and offline application processes are described below, please go through them.

Offline Procedure

  • To apply offline for the scholarship program, first, you have to visit the sub-collector/ block development officer/ head of school/ colleges/ educational institutions.
  • Now collect the scholarship form from the concerned department.
  • Enter all the details to be filled in the application form like name, personal details, address, etc.
  • Attach the required documents with the application form.
  • Check the details carefully before finally submitting it.
  • Now submit the application form along with all the necessary documents to the concerned department from where you have taken the application form.
  • So in this way, you can successfully apply for the scholarship program.

Online Process

  • First of all, open the official website of the scholarship program.
  • The homepage of the website will open on the screen.
Banishree Scholarship Official Website
  • Now on the home page, you will see the option of Banishree Scholarship, click on that option.
  • A new page will open on the screen.
  • Now on the new page click on the New Application option.
New Application for Banishree Scholarship
  • An application form will open on the screen.
  • Enter all the details like name, gender, year, date of birth, Aadhaar number, etc.
Application Form
  • Upload all the necessary documents to be uploaded.
  • Now click on the submit details option.
  • In this way, you can successfully apply online for the scholarship program.

Recommended Application from Principal/Head of the Institution

  • First of all, open the official website of the scholarship program.
  • The homepage of the website will open on the screen.
  • Now on the home page, you will see the option of Banishree Scholarship, click on that option.
  • A new page will open on the screen.
Recommended Application from Principal/Head of the Institution
  • Enter the Application Number.
  • Now click on the Search option.
  • Your application form will appear on the screen.
  • Now you can recommend an application from the Principal/Head of the Institution.

Lodge Grievance

  • Open the official website of the scholarship program.
  • The homepage of the website will open on the screen.
  • Now from the homepage, click on the Lodge Grievance option.
  • A new page will open on the screen.
Lodge Grievance
  • Select the Apply Grievance option.
  • A grievance application form will open on the screen.
Banishree Scholarship Apply Grievance
  • Upload the related file.
  • Now click on the submit option.

Track Grievance Status

  • Open the official website of the scholarship program.
  • The homepage of the website will open on the screen.
  • Now from the homepage, click on the Lodge Grievance option.
  • A new page will open on the screen.
  • Select the Track Grievance Status option.
  • A form will open on the screen to track the application.
Track Grievance Status
  • Enter the application number.
  • Now click on the Submit option.

Submit Feedback

  • Open the official website of the scholarship program.
  • The homepage of the website will open on the screen.
  • Now from the homepage, click on the Feedback option.
  • A new page will open on the screen.
Submit Feedback- Banishree Scholarship
  • Enter the feedback details in the form.
  • Now click on the Submit option.

Check District wise Beneficiary Statistics

  • Open the official website of the scholarship program.
  • The homepage of the website will open on the screen.
  • Now from the homepage, select the Banishree Scholarship option under the Statistics tab.
  • The district wise beneficiaries will open on the screen.
District wise Beneficiary Statistics- Banishree Scholarship

Helpdesk

Applicants having any query or problem can contact on the following details:

  • Help Line: 18003457150 
  • E Mail Id: ssepdsec.od@nic.in

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