Project Assist is the Flagship scheme of National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH) an autonomous organisation under Ministry of Home Affairs Govt. of India.
The main objective of providing assistance for the physical and psychological rehabilitation of the child victims of communal, caste, ethnic or terrorist violence, with special reference to their care, education and training besides promoting communal harmony, fraternity and national integration.
A child becomes an orphan or destitute in the sense that either both the parents or the surviving parent or the main bread winner is killed or permanently incapacitated because of communal, caste, ethnic or terrorist violence.
The annual income of the victim’s family does not exceed rupees one lakh.
Child is not receiving any assistance on regular basis from any other source (one time financial assistance provided by state government /union territory administration for such victim is not considered as another source of assistance for this purpose).
Assistance is admissible up to the age of 25 years. However, if a child remains for more than 3 consecutive years in a class he / she will not be eligible to get the assistance.
Scale of assistance:
Class / Course Amount
Upto Class XII Rs. 1000/- p.m. per child
Graduation / Post Graduation Rs. 1250/- p.m. per child
Professional courses viz Medical,
Engineering & Management
Rs. 1500/- p.m. per child
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