Goa Grant Scheme for Local Language Konkani and Marathi

Goa Grant Scheme for Local Language Konkani and Marathi

Goa government has announced a scheme related to local language. The scheme namely Goa Grant Scheme will be launched to encourage the local language of the states such as Konkani and Marathi. According to the scheme the state government will provide Rs. 400 to each student who is studying in elementary schools. The grant will be provided to give away importance to the local languages that are mandatory as medium of instruction. This Rs. 400/- grant will be paid on monthly basis for the long 10 months to each student. The scheme has launched so that the young students can acquire knowledge faster and more appropriately through their mother tongue.

GOGS scheme – at a glance

Scheme Name Goa Grant Scheme
Launched on 15th July 2016
Launched by State Government
Announced by Chief Minister Laxmikant Paresker
Government Name State Government of Goa
Aim To provide special grant of Rs. 400/- to each students from primary school to encourage study in local language – Konkani and Marathi
State Goa
Total Budget Rs. 6.56 Crore
Targeted Audience Aided primary schools
Future plans Better infrastructure, better amenities and more benefits to the schools.