2018-12-13

Educational Scholarship Scheme : Unstarred Question in Loksabha

Educational Scholarship Scheme

(a) whether the Union Government is implementing any educational scholarship schemes exclusively for the Christian students across the country; 
(b) if so, the details thereof along with the funds allocated for the last three years, schemewise; and 
(c) the total number of the Christian students benefited out of this scholarship scheme for the last three years, State-wise?

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF MINORITY AFFAIRS

LOK SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 240                                            ANSWERED ON: 12.12.2018

Educational Scholarship Scheme

NAGARAJAN P.

Will the Minister of MINORITY AFFAIRS be pleased to state:-

(a) whether the Union Government is implementing any educational scholarship schemes exclusively for the Christian students across the country; 
(b) if so, the details thereof along with the funds allocated for the last three years, schemewise; and 
(c) the total number of the Christian students benefited out of this scholarship scheme for the last three years, State-wise?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF MINORITY AFFAIRS (SHRI MUKHTAR ABBAS NAQVI) 

(a) to (c) : Ministry of Minority Affairs implements three Scholarship Schemes viz. Prematric, Post-matric and Merit-cum-Means based Scholarship Schemes for educational empowerment of six notified minority communities including Christian community across the country. There is no State/UT-wise and community-wise financial allocation under these Scholarship Schemes. Physical targets are allocated amongst the six notified minority communities based on their percentage of population in the state and country. Number of eligible students who had applied amongst Christian community under the above mentioned Scholarship Schemes during the last three years, State-wise and Scheme-wise is annexed. 

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Source: Loksabha

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