The scholarships are being awarded through attractive Scholarship Schemes
with a view to motivate the children of Port employees for excellence in
education. The Scholarship Scheme is applicable from Std. I to Std. XII and
recognized Degree/Diploma Courses of not less than 1 year duration including
Post Graduate Degree/Diploma Courses. The Scheme has been classified in
three categories :-
I) Open Merit Scholarship Scheme
II) Ranker’s Scholarship Scheme
III) Special Scholarship Scheme.
An amount of Rs. 4,77,700/- (approximately), has been disbursed among 972
children of Port employees for the scholastic year 2003-04, inresepct of Open
merit Scholarship Scheme. The Children of SC/ST categories employees have
been given 5% concession of marks at all slabs for granting scholarship awards
as compared to the General Category.
iv) Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Scholarship Scheme :
To mark the Birth Centenary of Bharat Ratna Dr. Babasaheb Bhimrao
Ambedkar, the annual Scholarship was introduced in the Year 1991 for the
benefit of the Children of Port Employees belonging to Scheduled Caste and
Scheduled Tribes who have secured more than 45% marks in their respective
examinations from Kg. To XII Standard and those undergoing technical courses
after Std X. For the scholastic year 2003-04 an amount of Rs. 11,450/- has been
disbursed among 80 children of SC/ST employees .
: 5 :v) Bharat Ratna Dr. B. R.Ambedkar Vocational Centre
For the benefit and as welfare measure for the Port employees and their family
members, the Vocational Centre conducts following courses, by charging
concessional fees shown below against the respective courses:
Port Employees Non Port
1. Computer Training Admn.Fee 4 months @ Rs.750/- p.m. Rs.750/- p.m.
Rs.15/- 6 months @ Rs.30/- p.m. Rs.50/- p.m.
3. Shorthand (English) Rs.15/- 6 months @ Rs.30/- p.m. Rs.50/- p.m.
4. Music (Tabla,
Rs.15/- 1 year @ Rs.50/- p.m. Rs.75/- p.m.
5. Bharatnatyam Rs.15/- 4 months @ Rs.50/- p.m. Rs.75/- p.m.
6. Hand Embroidery Rs.15/- 4 months @ Rs.25/- p.m. Rs.50/- p.m.
7. Machine Embroidery Rs.15/- 4 months @ Rs.25/- p.m. Rs.50/- p.m.
8. Tailoring (Ladies) Rs.15/- 4 months @ Rs.25/- p.m. Rs.50/- p.m.
9. Flower Making Rs.15/- 4 months @ Rs.100/- p.m. Rs.100/- p.m.
10 Fabric Painting Rs.15/- 4 months @ Rs.100/- p.m. Rs.100/- p.m.
The hall attached to the center is lent on hire for wedding parties and Port
related functions for which subsidized rate of rent @ Rs.1000/- being charged
for port employees and Rs.1500/- for others from January 2002 the center is
opened for non port children for admission to all courses.
Concession is given to class III and class IV employees studying the computer
classes. (i.e 500/- p.m. and for 4 month 2000/-)
vi) Welfare Fund (Provision of Rs.15 Lakhs per year) :
A significant amount of Rs.3,71,101/- has been disbursed from the Welfare Fund
during the year 2003-04. During the current financial year the financial
assistance granted from welfare fund for the following purposes.
a) For meeting the funeral expenses of employee who die while in
service an amount of Rs. 5000/- is being disbursed from Welfare
Fund towards funeral expenses in favor of next of kin of deceased
b) Financial aid fund to the employees who are suffering from chronic
illness and to others in financial distress.
c) an amount of Rs.250/- per month is being reimbursed towards tuition
fees in respect of mentally retarded children of port employees.
d) an amount of Rs.500/- per employee being reimbursed towards
spectacles frame twice in an entire service.
: 6 :e) any Port employee/Officer who dies as a result of any fatal accident
while on duty an amount of Rs.5000/- is being paid in addition to the
above funeral expenses.