The scheme was launched in 2006 to encourage parents from minority communities to send their children to school and reduce financial burdern for the same. Students from classes 1 to 10 are eligible for the scholarship. The scheme uses the Aadhaar Payment Bridge System for Direct Benefit Transfers directly into the bank account of the beneficiary. This is a central scheme applicable across India but the exact list of states in which Aadhaar usage has been initiated is still undetermined.
Focus Areas: Emerging Uses
Use Case Type: Aadhaar Payment Bridge System
Geography: All IndiaUse Case Source