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Government of India
Ministry of Minority Affairs
27-August-2012 16:26 IST
Increase in Allocation for Providing Scholarships to Minorities
The financial allocations for the three scholarship schemes i

 

The financial allocations for the three scholarship schemes i.e. Pre-matric, Post-matric and Merit-cum-Means based Scholarship schemes of the Ministry of Minority Affairs have increased every year during 11th Five Year Plan. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Shri Vincent H. Pala, Minister of State for Minority Affairs, also gave details of the  scheme-wise annual financial allocations since inception of the schemes and the current year are as under:

(Rs. in Crore)

Scheme

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

Pre-matric

Scheme not launched

79.90

200.00

450.00

600.00

900.00

Post-matric

60.00

69.93

150.00

265.00

450.00

500.00

Merit-cum- Means

 

54.00

65.00

100.00

135.00

140.00

220.00

                                   

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