(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: - 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: 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




“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”.