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Government of India
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
08-December-2011 18:22 IST
Scholarship Schemes for SC’s and OBC’s

 

Centrally Sponsored Schemes of the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment for educational development of students belonging to Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Other Backward Classes (OBCs) are as under:

 

1.                       Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) Scheme for SC students;

 

2.                       Pre-Matric Scholarship for Children of those engaged in unclean occupations   (both for SCs & non-SCs);

 

3.                       Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) Scheme for OBC students;and

 

4.                       Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC students.

 

The allocation concurred by Planning Comssion under Centrally Sponsored Scholarship Schemes of the Ministry during 2009-10 and 2010-11     

 

                                                                                                                           (Rs in Crore)

Sno.

Name of the Scholarship Scheme

2009-10

2010-11

1

Post Matric Scholarship Scheme to students

 Belonging to Sheduled Caste

750.00

1700.00

2

Pre-Matric Scholarship for childeren of those

Engaged in ‘Unclean’occupations(both for SCs

&non-SCs)

80.00

80.00

3

Post Matric Scholarship to OBC students

135.00

350.00

4

Pre Matric Scholarship for OBC students

30.00

50.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Planning Commission approved a Gross Budgetary Support (GBS) of Rs.2500.00 crore and Rs.4500.00 crore in the Annual Plan of Ministry for year 2009-10 and 2010-11 respectively.

 

                                                                                                                                      

This information was given by the Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Shri D. Napoleon in a written reply to a question in  Rajya Sabha today.

 

SKS

 

 

 

 

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