Grievance redressal procedures to be followed in getting Tamil Nadu government Post-Matric Scholarship for SC/ST
I continue to receive mail enquires regarding the Tamil
Nadu government Post-Matric Scholarship for SC/ST students studying in private
Engineering, Medical, Nursing, Diploma, Teacher training, Arts and Science colleges.
Hence I decided to post this additional information along with grievance redressal
procedures to be followed in getting the scholarship.
·SC/ST students (Parents
Annual income 2 Lakhs) studying in Deemed universities are also eligible for this
·As per the
government order scholarship amount are disbursed through online process using
a centralised website. College management should feed all details of SC/ST
students admitted in their college in the online portal. You can visit this
website here http://escholarship.tn.gov.in/.
government has clearly mentioned in its GO that college management should not
collect tuition fees from SC/ST students. Kindly show this to the management.
you can download the GO from here:
·Even after taking
these steps if the management continue to ignore your pleas you can petition
the CM cell cmcell.tn.gov.infor
necessary action. You have to create a login name and file a petition under
social justice. You will get a petition number and you can track the status of
your petition online itself.
·You can seek the
assistance of Chennai-based social movement Thudi Iyakkam. They have been
conducting seminars and conferences across the state to make the benefits of
the Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme reach the maximum number of Dalit students.
Contact number of Thudi Iyakkam will be given on request only!!!