The scholarship to the school students will be transferred through Aadhaar based direct cash transfer (DCT) scheme in the state of Himachal Pradesh from this session. Director of education department on Tuesday informed about this in Shimla. He said that after the central and state government orders, the scholarship amount will be directly transferred into the Aadhaar-linked bank accounts of the beneficiary students from this session. It was also decided that no amount of any scholarship scheme will be paid to the student through cash or cheque.
All those applicants who have applied for any scholarship scheme must submit their Aadhaar details in order to avail the scholarship benefits. It is also directed to all the students to submit their Aadhaar number, bank account details by the latest of 15th March to their respective institutes. If they do not submit their details they can even denied of their scholarships.