Published on: August 30, 2022

‘Vidya Nidhi’

‘Vidya Nidhi’

Why in news?

Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said that the State Cabinet has decided to extend the ‘Raita Vidya Nidhi’ scheme to the children of farm labourers along with farmers’ children.

About Karnataka Raita Vidya Nidhi Scholarship 2022

  • The Government of Karnataka launched the Raita Vidya Nidhi Scholarship 2022 in order to provide scholarships to the children of farmers. Through this scheme scholarships amounting to Rs 2500 to Rs, 11000 will be provided to the children of farmers who are pursuing higher education. The amount of the scholarship will be transferred directly into the bank account of the beneficiary through the direct benefit transfer method. This scheme ensures that each and every student of Karnataka will get higher education.
  • Children of farmers will also be able to get benefits from the scheme even if they are already getting the benefit of any other scholarship scheme.

Raita Vidya Nidhi Scholarship Amount

Course Scholarships provided to boys Scholarships provided to girls
PUC or ITI Rs 2500 Rs 3000
BA, BSC, BCOM, MBBS, BE, and other professional courses Rs 5000 Rs 5500
Law, paramedical, nursing, and other vocational courses Rs 7500 Rs 8000
Post-graduation Rs 10000 Rs 11000

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must be a permanent resident of Karnataka
  • The father of the applicant must be a farmer by profession
  • Applicant must have passed class 10th examination from recognized School by central or State Board