Government Hostels


  • OVERVIEW | To facilitate students who are studying in secondary, higher secondary and college the government is operating hostels for Schedule Tribe students
  • OBJECTIVE | To provide boarding and lodging facilities to students
  • INCEPTION | 1955-56
  • PARTNER | Run by the Government
  • GEOGRAPHICAL FOOTPRINTS | Banaskantha, Sabarkantha, Panchmahal, Dahod, Vadodara, Bharuch, Narmada, Surat, Tapi, Valsad, Navsari, Dang, Jamnagar, Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Junagadh, Mehsana, Patan, Gandhinagar, Ahamedabad, Anand, Aravalli, Mahisagar, Chhotaudepur, Morabi, Kutch-Bhuj.
  • INTENDED BENEFICIARIES | Students who are studying in standard 8 to 12 and college.
  • ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA | Schedule Tribe boys whose parent’s annual income is up to Rs. 2.50 lakh. No income criteria for Schedule Tribe girls. Also, the students scoring 50% or higher marks shall get admission on basis of merit.
  • BENEFITS UNDER THE SCHEME | Free lodging and boarding facilities.
  • KEY ACHIEVEMENTS | 165 government hostels are running, and providing lodging and boarding facilities to about 16,840 students.
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