New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has extended the last date for submitting/editing online application for providing their Aadhaar number while applying for any UGC scholarships/fellowships schemes up to 08 August 2016 (Monday). Earlier, as per the order of Ministry of Human Resources, the UGC directed Universities/colleges/institutions that Aadhaar will be used as an identifier for availing benefits of the UGC scholarship/fellowship schemes. Hence, applicants who have already submitted the online applications under various schemes for the year 2017-18 and have not updated their Aadhaar number are requested to update their application forms.
Scholars/Fellows are requested to approach the university/college/institution concerned immediately and ensure that they fill up all the relevant data on the web portal https://scholarship.canarabank.in/AdminLogin.aspx
The UGC has strictly instructed that failing to upload the data on the web portal may lead to disruption in disbursal of scholarships/fellowships. The bank account number seeded with Aadhaar should be mentioned on the portal.
Further, in the notification the UGC said that Scholars/Fellows who are already under DBT mode and have not submitted their Aadhaar number are requested to submit their Aadhaar number to Canara Bank along with Continuation certificate. The details of bank account number seeded with Aadhaar may also be supplied to the Canara Bank. The circular of UGC has mentioned that if they require any clarification, they may approach Canara Bank through phone at 01 1-2338 7338 or by email [email protected] .
All UGC Scholars/Fellows who do not have Aadhaar Card they should get themselves enrolled immediately in the Regional Offices of Unique ldentification Authority of India (UlDAl), Government of India for obtaining the same. These candidates may also visit https://uidai.gov.in/ or call toll free number 1947 for assistance in getting Aadhaar Card.
UGC will disburse all scholarships/fellowships under DBT mode only and will be using Aadhaar number as identifier. As per the UGC notification, the scholars/fellows and the universities/colleges/ institutions should take proactive role in uploading the relevant data regarding non-DBT fellows/scholars on the web portal.
The UGC has informed through the notification that for any assistance or clarification, a candidate can approach Dr. Sunita Siwach, Deputy Secretary (Selection & Awards), UGC on [email protected] and [email protected] and on phone at 011-2323 5640.