Assistance for Uniform


  • OVERVIEW | To provide economic support and motivation for education.
  • OBJECTIVE | To assist in promoting primary education.
  • INCEPTION | 1973
  • PARTNER | None
  • INTENDED BENEFICIARIES | All ST students studying in standard I-VIII
  • ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA | ST students from BPL families of class I-VIII, with a family annual income up to Rs. 27,000 in rural areas and Rs. 36,000 in urban areas.
  • BENEFITS UNDER THE SCHEME | Assistance of Rs.300 annually for two pairs of uniform.
  • KEY ACHIEVEMENTS | 76.14 lakh students were given school uniforms over the last seven years.

Figure 1 : Number of beneficiaries

Number of beneficiaries

Figure 2 : Expenditure Incurred

Expenditure Incurred
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