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Grant of Scholarship to Differently Abled Wards of DOT Employees

Grant of Scholarship to Differently Abled Wards of DOT Employees is offered by the Department of Telecommunications, Government of India for disabled wards of DoT employees between 5 and 22 years of age. This scholarship is intended to meet the special educational requirements of differently-abled wards.

Benefits:
  • Scholarship award – INR 800 per month
  • Incentive grant for purchasing special teaching aids including transport allowance/hostel subsidy – INR 5,000 per annum

Important Dates

Application deadline: 3rd week/4th week of January

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Candidate must be an Indian citizen
  2. Candidate must be a ward of the employees of DoT
  3. Candidate must have a minimum 40% degree of disability as certified by the accredited Medical board
  4. The age of the candidate must be between 5 to 22 years
  5. Candidate must be studying in class 1 to 12 or degree/diploma course student in both technical and non-technical streams at a recognized institute in India

Note:

  • Employees drawing pay up to the Level 13 of Pay Matrix as per 07th Central Pay Commission (INR 8,700/- GP as per 6th CPC) up to the level of Director as on 01st April of respective academic year are eligible to apply for maximum of first two dependent children including twins

  • Differently abled children for more than two academic years in the same class subject must be not more than of 22 years

Application Procedure

Step 1: Download the application proforma from the official website.
Step 2: Fill in the required details.
Step 3: Enclose all the requested documents.
Step 4: Send the completed application to Section Officer, Welfare/General II Section, Mezz. Floor, Department of Telecommunications, Sanchar Bhawan, 20, Ashoka Road, New Delhi – 110001.

Note: Applicants should furnish their Bank Details for making payments through ECS

Documents required:

  1. Duly self-attested copy of mark sheet/report card
  2. Certificate of disability

Contact Details

Ministry of Communications
Department of Telecommunications
Sanchar Bhawan, 20 Ashoka Road
New Delhi- 110001
Phone: 011-23372071

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