Backward Classes Welfare

Department Profile

To bring Backward Classes, Socially , Educationally and economically on par with other developed communities and to achieve a just and Egalitarian society.

Activities / Schemes


Prematric Hostels

There are 43 Pre-Matric Hostels functioning in the District. Among the, 34 Boys Hostels and 9 Girls Hostels are presently running.

Postmatric Hostels

There are 18 Post Matric Hostels functioning in the District. Among the 10 Boys hostels and 8 Girls.

Mess charges

Mess charges being provided @ Rs.1000/- Per Month to Hostel boarders studying from Class-III to IV and @ Rs.1250/- Per Month to boarders studying from Class V to X and Mess charges being provided @ Rs.1400/- per month to Post Metric Hostel boarders.

Cosmetic charges

Cosmetic Charges paid @ Rs.110/- per month for 3rd to 6th Girl Boarders, Rs.140/- Boys and 7th to 10th Girl boarders Rs.160/- , Boys 155/-.

Post Matric Scholarships

To enable the B.C, EBC and Kapu Students to pursue higher studies in various courses, Govtrnement is implementation the scheme of Postmatric Scholarship and tuition fee Reimbursement.

Admission in to corporate colleges

Under this Scheme BC and EBC Students who got 7 GPA points in SSC examinations and applied corporate college scheme through Jnanabhoomi website were admitted in intermediate in corporate junior Colleges.

Pre Matric Scholarships

An amount of Rs 50/- per month (Day schorlars) for boys and girls for 10 months and adoc grant Rs.500/- per year Total Rs.1000/- sanctioned to 9th and 10th class student, who are studying in Govt/Aided schools under new scheme.

NTR Vidhesi Vidyadharana

To enable the benefit of higher education in foreign universities to meritorious BC Students here by providing them an opportunity for better career prospects within the country and abroad, Government have decided to introduce the scheme of financial assistance to BC and EBC Students for pursuing studies abroad. An amount of Rs.5.00 Lakhs shall be payable to the Students in Two Installments (Total Rs.10 Lakhs).

BC Advocates

In order to assist the Backward Class advocates and to enable them to improve their performance and settle them in their profession, the Backward Classes Welfare Department is imparting training to 8 BC Advocates in “Administration of Justice” for every year. Under the scheme, the following assistance is provided to each candidate during the training period of 3 years.

  • An amount of Rs.6,585/- towards purchase of books and Furniture
  • A stipend of Rs.1,000/- per month for 3 years.

The Government have delegated powers to BC Welfare Department for registration of Cooperative Societies belong to Backward Classes of Nayee Brhmin, Washermen, Uppara, Viswa brhmin, Kummara / Salivahana, , Boya, Vaddera, Medara, Batraja, Toddytappers.

Name of the Federation No of Registered
Rajaka 879
Nayi Brahmana 527
Toddy tappers 368
Viswa Brahmana 298
Kummarli / Salivahana 134
Pusala 02
Medhara 24
Uppara 08
Important Contacts
Name of Official Designation Mobile Number
Smt D.Keerthi District BC Welfare Officer 9494841617
Sri Ch.Pydi Raju ABCWO(Urban), Vizianagaram 9849350431
Sri A.Kumara Swamy ABCWO(Rural), Vizianagaram 9989590744
Sri K.Apparao ABCWO,Bobbili 7989863375
Sri A.A.Narasimham ABCWO,Parvathipuram 9440033714

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