Scheme

SJVN SILVER JUBILEE MERIT SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME

(The last Date for Receipt of Applications Online and Offline is 26th November 2016)
1. Introduction

SJVN Ltd., a Mini Ratna and Schedule ‘A’ Central Public Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of Power, Govt. of India, is a joint venture between Government of India and Government of Himachal Pradesh. The company has adopted its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Policy to make meaningful contribution towards sustainable socio- economic development of communities through various programs. In this endeavour SJVN has introduced “SJVN SILVER JUBILEEMERIT SCHOLARSHIPSCHEME” which aims at inculcating competitive spirit amongst student’s and to nurture their academic talent.

2. Eligibility for the scheme
a.The students who have secured minimum 60% or its equivalent grade in 12th class examination in any discipline from a school under State Education Board, CBSE or ICSE in the immediate preceding academic session in the States of Himachal Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh and Maharashtra.
Eligibility for percentage of marks for BPL will be 50% and for PWD pass marks.
(i) There will be no domicile restriction for the students for eligibility for the scheme.
(ii) Recipients of any other scholarship will not be eligible for getting this SJVN scholarship.
(iii) 250 students will be awarded scholarship of Rs. 2000/-( Rs. two thousands only) per month for the whole duration of next higher course after class 12thlike bachelors degree in Engineering, Medical, Arts/ Science/ Commerce/ Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Veterinary/ Business Administration/ Computer Applications/ LLB (5 years course) etc. The allocation of scholarship will be as per following:
Category / State HP (All Districts) Uttrakhand (Distt. Uttrakashi & Chamoli) Bihar (Buxar) Maharashtra (Distt Ahmednagar) Arunanchal Pradesh (Distt. Papumpare) Total
S C/I T S C/I T S C/I T S C/I T S C/I T S C/I T
General 60 25 85 13 7 20 17 8 25 7 3 10 7 3 10 104 46 150
BPL 30 15 45 5 2 7 8 5 13 3 2 5 3 2 5 49 26 75
PWD 10 5 15 2 1 3 2 1 3 1 1 2 1 1 2 16 9 25
Total 100 45 145 20 10 30 27 14 41 11 6 17 11 6 17 169 81 250

Abbreviation:
1. S : State Board
2. C/I : CBSE/ISC
3. T : Total

(iv) In the states of Bihar, Maharashtra, Uttrakhand and Arunachal Pradesh the first 50% seats will be earmarked for the students studying in the schools situated under Project Affected Area (PAA) villages and then remaining 50% for the district(s) in which the Project is located. However the vacant seats in one category will be considered for another category.
The list of PAA villages will be provided by the respective projects to the implementing agency.
3. How to apply
The application form can be filled and submitted online or can be downloaded from www.himcon.org or www.scholarship.himcon.org The dully filled in application form should be accompanied by two passport size photographs of the student and attested marks sheet of class 12th exam should be sent to Managing Director HIMACHAL CONSULTANCY ORGANIZATION LTD. 1st Floor Shree Niketan, Mehli-Shogi Road, Lower Panthaghati (Near IT Bhawan) Shimla-171013.
4. Selection Procedure:
Duly filled application forms will be screened by a selection committee or agency engaged by SJVN. The committee/agency will shortlist the candidates on following criteria:
(i) Rank obtained by the student in terms of marks/ equivalent grade obtained in 10+2 Board Examination.
(ii) In case of tie of the ranking, the candidate of higher age will be preferred.
(iii) The shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview before the selection committee with all original academic certificates and testimonials. The candidates who fail to turn up for the interview on specified date will not be considered for the scholarship.
(iv) More submission of the application will not guarantee the eligibility for the scholarship.
(v) SJVN will have the right to accept or reject the candidature of any candidate at any stage without assigning reasons.
(vi) If sufficient applications are not received in a particular board then the vacant seats can be filled by other boards with the approval of Chairman SJVN Foundation.
5. Release of Scholarship
The scholarship will be provided annually subject to passing of previous year/session examination successfully. The scholarship will be discontinued for the succeeding year/session if a student fails to pass the examination or passes the examination through supplementary examination. The student will be required to submit prescribed requisition form for scholarship for release of the scholarship. The scholarship to the students will be provided on some special occasion like SJVN Raising day, Republic day, Teachers’ day etc.
6. Definition of Project Affected Area
Project Affected Area means declaration by the Appropriate Government an area of villages or locality under a project for which the land is being acquired under Land Acquisition Act, 1894 or any other Act in force or an area that comes under submergence due to impounding of water in the reservoir of the project or area situated over the underground component of the project. It also includes area as notified by project authority. The unit for measuring project affected area shall be Panchayat.
7. Removal of doubts
Where a doubt arises as to the interpretation of any of the provisions of this scheme, the matter shall be referred to Chairman, SJVN Foundation whose decision shall be final.
8. Amendments
The COD on CSR may amend, modify or add to these provisions, from time to time, and all such amendments, modifications or additions shall take effect from the date stated therein.