Scheme for construction and running of Girls Hostel for students

January 12, 2014, 4:30 pm


Scheme for construction and running of Girls’ Hostel for students of secondary and higher secondary schools


Sponsored By: Central State

Funding Pattern: Central government will bear 90% of the recurring and non-recurring project cost. 10% will be borne by the State Governments.

Owner: Ministry›Ministry of Human Resource Development›Department of School Education & Literacy

Description: The main objective of the Scheme is to retain the girl child in secondary school so that girl students are not denied the opportunity to continue their study due to distance to school, parents’ financial affordability and other connected societal factors. Another objective of the Scheme is to make Secondary and Senior Secondary education accessible to a larger number of girl students.

Beneficiaries: children

Benefit Type: Other

Eligibility Criteria: The girl students in the age group of 14-18 yrs. studying in classes IX and XII belonging to SC, ST, OBC, Minority communities and BPL families will form the target group of the Scheme. Students passing out of KGBV will be given preference in admission in hostels. At least 50% of girls admitted will be from SC, ST, OBC and Minority communities.

How to Avail: States or UT Governments can submit their proposals to Project Approval Board headed by the Secretary, School Education & Literacy, MHRD.

Reference URL: http://mhrd.gov.in/girls_hostel