Overview of TRTI Pune The Tribal Research and Training Institute (TRTI), Pune is an autonomous government organization. The institute's primary goal is to understand the impact of various schemes that are initiated by the State Govt. and the Central Govt. for the development of tribals in India, including in the fields of education, finance, and social development. Due to its dynamic work, the Central Govt. of India has appointed TRTI as the main agency for all tribal training institutes and tribal research institutes across India.
The Training Department of TRTI has taken up the responsibility to provide training to tribal students for competitive exams, including the Union Public Service Commission (U.P.S.C.) and Maharashtra Public Service Commission (M.P.S.C.) exams, and also conducts workshops and training sessions for those working in Tribal Departments.
About the Finance Scheme One of the schemes initiated by the Govt. is the Incentive Financial Assistance Scheme under which tribal students get financial aid for their educational needs to prepare for the main exam of the U.P.S.C. and interview. The Tribal Development Department of TRTI, Pune now invites applications from eligible Scheduled Tribe candidates of Maharashtra for financial assistance to prepare for the U.P.S.C. Civil Services Main Exam 2022, and for the interview as well.
[Image source: print advt. IE, 10th July 2022]
The Grant Amount As per the Govt. directives of the scheme, eligible candidates will receive Rs. 12000/- for the duration of 3 months. Additionally, an amount of Rs. 14000/- will be a one-time grant to purchase books for preparing for the exam. The maximum total is Rs. 50000/- per student.
Also, Rs. 12000/- will be given for the period of 2 months, that is, a total of Rs. 24000/- per student, will be given to those students who are preparing for the U.P.S.C. interview.
Eligibility requirements You should be a domicile of the State of Maharashtra and belong to the Scheduled Tribe community. Secondly, you are eligible to apply only if you have qualified for the Main Exam for U.P.S.C. Civil Services for the year 2022. The decision of the Commissioner, TRTI, Pune regarding the selection process of the candidates will be final and binding.
The last date to apply for the financial assistance is 12th August 2022 (Friday), up to 6 p.m.
How to apply Interested candidates should obtain the application form directly from the TRTI institute campus and submit it by the closing date.
Tribal Research & Training Institute
28, Queen's Garden,
Near Old Circuit House, behind BHARTI,
Pune - 411 001
Note- Details provided in this article have been sourced from a print advt. in the Indian Express (10th July 2022). Candidates can check out the official website for more details or contact TRTI, Pune for any queries and information about the documents required, mode of the Grant payment, etc.
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TRTI Pune Contact information Ph: 020-2633 2380, 020-26360 026.
Website (English): http://trti.maharashtra.gov.in/index.php/en/
Website (Marathi): http://trti.maharashtra.gov.in/index.php/mr/
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I think that this is a very good government scheme to encourage and motivate the candidates belonging to ST category in the state of Maharashtra who have qualified in the UPSC mains exam. As we all know that qualifying in the prelim and mains of UPSC exam is very difficult and very few people reach up to that stage. So, the chances of grabbing this aid is more for such candidates who have reached up to that milestone. The grant of Rs 12000 per month for a maximum period of three months plus a one time grant of Rs 14000 is definitely a great help for the candidates at that juncture of career making.
This article has brought out this valuable information in a clear fashion and the eligible candidates can take advantage of the scheme.