The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment launched the scheme with the objective of encouraging parents to send their students to school and reduce the financial burden on them. The scheme is for students of Classes 11 and 12 that belong to Economically Backward Classes (EBC). As of February 2017, all individuals under the scheme need to provide proof of Aadhaar enrolment or authenticate using Aadhaar.
Focus Areas: Emerging Uses
Use Case Type: Authentication
Geography: All India, Andaman & Nicobar, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Puducherry, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West BengalUse Case Source