Government of Bihar
Extremely Backward Classes and Backward Classes Welfare Department
The Cabinet Secretariat and Coordination Department Notification No.मंo मo- 01/आरo-02/2007-602 Date-20.03.07. By date-01.04.2007 on the impact to restructuring of state departments in this series Backward class and Extremely Backward Class department has been introduced. In Bihar, 131 Cast are included under the Backward Classes and Extremely Backward Classes, whose financial conditions and social and academic status is not satisfactory.
By Department many important schemes are introduced for the over all development of Backward Class and Extremely Backward Class students and to encourage students for education and to grant the financial help to the students for this purpose Pre Matric Scholarship scheme is introduced. Post Matric Scholarship scheme is also introduced for providing the financial help to the Backward Class and Extremely Backward Class students for higher education.
At present 12 Extremely Backward class girls hostel + 2 higher secondary schools are running to encourage Extremely Backward class girls for education by department in this school 6-12 class education facility are present and other facility like free food, reading and learning material, library, oil and soap etc also provided. At present 12 OBC welfare hostel are running for Backward Class and Extremely Backward Class student Who are living in typical condition in rural area but interested in doing higher education. 22 hostels are also constructed at final stage in other District.
In financial year of 2008-09,Chief Minister Medhavariti Yozna and Jannayak Karpuri Thakur extremely backward class hostel scheme is introduced for the over all development of Extremely Backward Class students.