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Government of India
Ministry of Education
22 DEC 2021 5:07PM by PIB Delhi
Ishan Uday scholarship schemes

The University Grants Commission implements the “IshanUday” Special Scholarship Scheme for North Eastern Region to promote Higher Education in the North Eastern Region by providing financial assistance to students of the region.A statement showing state-wise & gender-wise number of fresh candidates selected during last 5years is given in Statement 1 of the Annexure.

From the selection year 2017-18 onwards, the scheme has been on-boarded on National Scholarship Portal (NSP) which is a one-stop solution where the students can apply for various scholarships schemes offered by the Central and State governments and the scholarship amount is disbursed directly into the bank account of the students through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT).

The expenditure under the scheme is met from the open budget of UGC. The details of expenditure under the scheme during the last five years is given in Statement 2 of the Annexure.

ANNEXURE

 

ANNEXURE REFFERED TO IN PART (A)& (C) OF THE RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2772 FOR 22.12.2021 ASKED BY HON'BLE MP SHRI BRIJLAL REGARDING ISHAN UDAY SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME

STATEMENT-1: STATE-WISE & GENDER-WISE NUMBER OF FRESH CANDIDATES SELECTED UNDER ISHAN UDAY SCHOLARSHIP

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

States

No. of students

Female %

Male %

No. of students

Female %

Male %

No. of students

Female %

Male %

Arunachal Pradesh

208

58%

42%

316

61%

39%

94

53%

47%

Assam

7166

51%

49%

7482

51%

49%

7255

62%

38%

Manipur

2049

50%

50%

705

47%

53%

1081

57%

43%

Meghalaya

101

46%

54%

183

50%

50%

187

50%

50%

Mizoram

57

44%

56%

234

48%

52%

55

51%

49%

Nagaland

92

48%

52%

405

50%

50%

301

54%

46%

Sikkim

124

59%

41%

156

61%

39%

0

0%

0%

Tripura

203

37%

63%

519

40%

60%

827

42%

58%

Total

10000

51%

49%

10000

50%

50%

9800

59%

41%

 

2018-19

2019-20

States

No. of students

Female %

Male %

No. of students

Female %

Male %

Arunachal Pradesh

44

52%

48%

36

44%

56%

Assam

6134

60%

40%

4288

60%

40%

Manipur

1120

51%

49%

1378

54%

46%

Meghalaya

70

56%

44%

87

55%

45%

Mizoram

165

53%

47%

160

58%

42%

Nagaland

47

68%

32%

69

67%

33%

Sikkim

14

57%

43%

41

34%

66%

Tripura

457

44%

56%

177

48%

52%

Total

8051

57%

43%

6236

58%

42%


 

STATEMENT-2: EXPENDITURE UNDER ISHAN UDAY SCHOLARSHIP SCHEMECONSIDERING BOTH FRESH AND RENEWAL DURING 2015-16 TO 2020-21

(Rs in Cr.)

Name of the Scheme

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

IshanUday special scholarship for NER

74.74

88.98

61.10

151.74

99.36

185.18

 

The information was given by the Minister of State for Education, Dr. Subhas Sarkar in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

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