West Bengal's Medhashree Scheme- all you Need to Know!!

By Gkbooks 20 January 2023

The central government has recently discontinued the scholarship program for the students of Bengal.

In response to the decision by the central government,  the West Bengal government has implemented a new scholarship scheme.

It is a government initiative that provides financial assistance to Other Backward Class (OBC) students in Bengal.

Chief Minister of Bengal Mamta Banerjee has named that project Medhashri. (মেধাশ্রী প্রকল্প).

The scheme will primarily benefit Other Backward Classes (OBC) students of Bengal.

Under this scheme the state government will give 800 rupees allowance or scholarship for OBC students. 

Mamata Banerjee announced the project from an administrative meeting at Hasimara in Alipurduar.