Vidya Sadhna Yojana (Free Bicycles)


  • OVERVIEW | Due to remote location of higher secondary schools, ST girl students tend to drop-out of education after completion of Std. VIII.
  • OBJECTIVE | To motivate the girl students to study further after completion of Std. VIII and continue their study even if the school is located a few kilometres away from their residence.
  • INCEPTION | 1995
  • PARTNER | None
  • INTENDED BENEFICIARIES | Schedule Tribe girl students intending to study in Std. IX
  • ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA | The annual income of the family should be up to Rs. 120,000 in rural areas and up to Rs. 150,000 in urban areas.
  • BENEFITS UNDER THE SCHEME | The tribal girl students get bicycles as a gift.
  • KEY ACHIEVEMENTS | TThe girl students are able to complete their education even if their school is distant from their residence.In the year 2019-20, benefits have been given to 46992 students.
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