UP government to transfer money for school uniform and bags to 60 Lakh students by end of November


The government of Uttar Pradesh will likely transfer the money for uniforms, sweaters, shoes and school bags to students in public and government-subsidized schools by the end of November. This year, the amount will be paid into the parents’ bank account. The amount will be provided to no less than 60 lakh children in the second phase of the direct benefit transfer (DBT).

About 1 crore 20 lakh students received Rs 1100 in the first phase of DBT. Up to 1 crore 80 lakh students are enrolled in schools affiliated with Basic Shiksha Parishad.

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The Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan also collects information on children who said the money came into their account but then returned. The administration trains teachers and principals to resolve this situation.

The government asked them to download the DBT app again and add the contact details of the parents. This will help you while checking documents. The app will also indicate if a bank account is linked to Aadhaar. In the event that the bank account is not linked, officials have been urged to do so at the earliest.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launched the program on November 6. The amount is provided for classes 1 to 8 students enrolled in public primary schools and subsidized by the government.

An official statement read: “For uniforms, shoes, socks, sweaters and school bags, parents of students in grades 1-8 who study in primary and government-assisted schools will receive money directly into their accounts. . About 1,800 crore rupees will be spent on this. Meanwhile, the state government also decided to reimburse scholarships and tuition fees to 15 lakh students in grades 11 and 12 from November 30.

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