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 11 and 12 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