Free Laptop for All Students – Apply Now

In a concerted effort to empower the youth and bridge the digital gap, the state government of Odisha has launched the Laptop Yojana, a visionary initiative aimed at providing access to essential technological tools. This scheme, operating under the umbrella of the Biju Yuva Sashaktikaran Yojana, signifies a pivotal step towards ensuring equitable opportunities for students across the state.

Overview of Laptop Yojana 2024:

– Scheme Name: Laptop Yojana
– Launched by: Department of Higher Education, Government of Odisha
– Beneficiaries: Meritorious +2 students of Odisha
– Major Benefit: Provision of financial assistance for the purchase of laptops
– Scheme Objective: To enhance access to digital resources and facilitate academic excellence
– Scheme under: Biju Yuva Sashaktikaran Yojana

Objectives of the Scheme:

1. Digital Inclusion: Bridge the digital divide by providing laptops to deserving students.
2. Academic Empowerment: Empower students with essential technological tools to excel in their academic pursuits.
3. Financial Assistance: Offer financial support to meritorious students to purchase laptops, facilitating their educational journey.
4. Merit-Based Allocation: Ensure equitable distribution of resources based on academic merit and social equity.
5. Promotion of Higher Education: Encourage and facilitate higher education among students from diverse socio-economic backgrounds.

Eligibility Criteria:

1. Must be a student from the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) Board, Odisha.
2. Students passing from Shree Jagannath Sanskrit University, Puri, are also eligible.
3. Meritorious students with evidence of academic excellence.
4. Must provide proof of enrollment and identification.
5. Preference may be given to students from marginalized communities, by the reservation ratio prevalent in the state.

Documents Required:

1. Proof of enrollment from the CHSE Board or Shree Jagannath Sanskrit University, Puri.
2. Identification documents (Aadhar Card, Voter ID, etc.).
3. Academic transcripts demonstrating merit.
4. Bank account details for Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT).
5. Caste certificate (if applicable).

Application Process:

1. Eligible students can access the official application form from the designated website of the Department of Higher Education, Odisha.
2. Complete the application form with accurate details and attach the required documents.
3. Submit the application form through the online portal.
4. Upon verification of eligibility, successful applicants will receive financial assistance directly into their bank accounts.

The Laptop Yojana in Odisha represents a significant stride towards digital empowerment and educational advancement. By providing meritorious students with access to essential technological tools, the scheme not only fosters academic excellence but also nurtures a generation of digitally savvy individuals poised to lead the way toward a brighter future. Apply online now and embark on your journey towards educational empowerment with the Laptop Yojana 2024!