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Scholarship for Students from Minorities During COVID-19


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02 AUG 2021 5:28PM by PIB Delhi

The budget allocated under the 3 Scholarship Schemes for minorities being implemented by Ministry of Minority Affairs was Rs. 2,265 crore in 2020-21 compared to Rs. 2,082.74 crore in 2019-20. Further, there has also been no reduction in the quota for fresh scholarships under the three scholarship schemes during the COVID pandemic.

The year-wise details of number of scholarships sanctioned and amount involved during the last five years i.e. 2016-17 to 2020-21 is given in the table below:- 

 

Year

Number of Scholarship** sanctioned

Amount of Scholarship **sanctioned (in Rs. crore)

2016-17

49,33,933

1474.83

2017-18

62,42,892

1881.15

2018-19

66,93,890

2114.79

2019-20

67,24,551

2388.02

2020-21*

60,62,463

1984.69

* Provisional data (Sanction/Disbursement of scholarships continues in 2021-22).

** Includes the number and amount sanctioned towards the Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship Scheme.

 This information was given by the Union Minister for Minority Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

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