INDIAN COUNCIL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH

(Ministry of Human Resource Development)
Aruna Asaf Marg, New Delhi – 110 067

 

                                                                                     


       

 

 

 

       Subsequent to the announcement of Hon’ble Finance Minister, Vidya Lakshmi Portal has become functional w.e.f. 15.08.2015. Under this

 

 postal, any student can apply for Education Loan online on: - www.vidyalakshmi.co.in. Many options are available: different types of

 

 Bank, different types of scheme, different types of product, etc. A student can apply from his home or institution or kiosk or cyber café or

 

 any other. The portal is also linked with Centre for Good Governance Nation e-scholarship portal: www.scholarships.gov.in. Student can

 

 also apply for scholarship. Besides a good number of student friendly schemes are also mentioned in the portal. Research institutes of

 

 the ICSSR have been requested to give wide publicity in this regard through their websites.

 


       Wide publicity is given to the students, parents, guardians, institutes, deans (student welfare) student leaders about the Vidya Lakshmi

 

 Portal.

 


“VLP Should carry logo of the Government of India indicating Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance and Ministry 

 

of HRD to convey that it is Government portal”.