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54 Percent Of Scholarship Has Been Awarded To Minority Girl Students Since 2014: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Mumbai: Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday implemented various welfare schemes for the six notified minority communities to the Ministry of Minority Affairs and distributed more than 4 crore scholarships for educational empowerment of students.

In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, Naqvi said, “From 2014-15 till date, a total of 4,00,06,080 scholarships have been disbursed to the students belonging to economically weaker sections of the minority communities, totaling Rs. 11,690.81 crore. “

According to an official release, during the period 2015-16 to 2019-20, the total funds allocated to the ministry was Rs 21,160.84 crore and the actual expenditure was around 90.75 percent.

In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, Naqvi further said, “During the period 2015-16 to 2019-20, out of which about 54% scholarships have been awarded to minority girl students, Rs. 9,223.68 crore was spent for providing scholarships to 3,06,19,546 beneficiaries under various scholarship schemes of the Ministry.”

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