You are here since you have some doubts regarding the newly opened online portal for Maharashtra’s Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) named as MahaDBT. It is also the one where you can apply for pre matric and post matric scholarships, pensions etc of Maharashtra, earlier the scholarship registrations were via Mahaeschol and it is closed now. All the services which were given via Mahaeschol is now via MahaDBT. Since MahaDBT portal is a new one, users may have came across some troubles while registering and applying for the reason that it deals with your Aadhaar.
For those who have yet to be registered at MahaDBT and if you have already registered, please login to apply for various welfare schemes. We have the details in the below link. All the procedures are via online.
MahaDBT Frequently Asked Questions
- MahaDBT stands for what ?
MahaDBT derived from both Maharashtra and Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT). DBT is for the well being of people all over India by transferring funds and other grants in the form of scholarships, pensions, disaster management etc and the funds will be credited directly to the bank account of grantee.
- Why Aadhaar is mandatory for MahaDBT ?
In earlier procedures a 3rd party might be involved and the fund transfer will be done via them or an authority, it will not help to ensure that the full grant is handed over to the beneficiary alone. Since Aaadhaar is a unique id and it is linked with grantee’s bank account, it definitely makes the things regarding fund transfer invulnerable.
- Is Aadhaar necessary for MahaDBT registration ?
Yes, if you are not enrolled for Aadhaar, you can use your 28 digits enroll id for registration, but you should update your Aaadhaar number once you receive. You will receive your Aadhaar number 90 days after the enrollment, if it gets rejected you need to contact directly to the authority for the reason and you can re-apply.
- How long the OTP sent to Aadhaar linked mobile number valid for ?
You need to enter the OTP within 30 minutes from the time since you have been received it.
- What to do if you have multiple bank accounts linked with Aadhaar to which MahaDBT funds to be credited ?
Contact the bank where you want your funds to be deposited. You need to have to submit a copy of your Aadhaar card along wit either bank’s passbook or account number.
- Can i upload .PNG format files while registering at MahaDBT ?
Yes, PNG and JPG are the supported file formats and the maximum file size permitted to upload is 250 KB.
- What is GRN number asked in MahaDBT application ?
It is General Registration Number (GRN) which will be received from your institution.
- Can I change my Aaadhaar linked mobile number while registering at MahaDBT ?
You can change your Aadhaar data either onlineor visiting the enrollment center, if you choose online option, we have provided the link given below, that is not related to MahaDBT registration. But make sure that you should have already a registered mobile number with your Aadhaar since the OTP will be sent to that number.
- How to know whether MahaDBT funds are credited in your bank account ?
Processing time will be there for every MahaDBT applications. So, please be patient and link your mobile number with your bank account so that you will get an alert when the MahaDBT grant credited in your account.
If you have further more queries to clear, Maharashtra government provides a help desk for MahaDBT. Details are given below.
We can also find solutions for your doubts regarding MahaDBT, we request you to comment below. We will reach you as early as possible. Stay with www.mahadbt.org.in for more updates.