Details of scholarships given to minority communities by the Ministry under pre-matric, post-matric and merit-cum-means during the last three years

Details of scholarships given to minority communities by the Ministry under pre-matric, post-matric and merit-cum-means during the last three years

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA 
MINISTRY OF MINORITY AFFAIRS

LOK SABHA 

UNSTARRRED QUESTION NO. 2321
ANSWERED ON 05.03.2020

SCHOLARSHIP SCHEMES FOR MINORITY STUDENTS

2321. SHRI DEEPAK BAIJ
SHRIMATI MANEKA SANJAY GANDHI
SHRI SHYAM SINGH YADAV

Will the Minister of MINORITY AFFAIRS be pleased to state:

(a) the details of scholarships given to minority communities by the Ministry under pre-matric, post-matric and merit-cum-means during the last three years, community-wise;

(b) whether the Government allows SC/ST communities to avail post-matric scholarships while joining courses under the management quota in self financing educational institutions and if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor;

(c) the number of students belonging to minority community given scholarship to ensure that they get education without any hurdles during the last six years;and

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(d) the details of scholarship amount given to the students and the dates on which it was increased?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF MINORITY AFFAIRS
 (SHRI MUKHTAR ABBAS NAQVI)

(a): The details of  Pre-Matric, Post Matric and Merit-cum-Means scholarships given to minority communities by the Ministry of Minority Affairs during the last three years, community-wise, are as follows:

Year Buddhist Christian Jain Muslim Parsi Sikh
Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme
2017-18 131419 539847 59317 3718345 544 424748
2018-19* 170892 613651 67106 4418314 854 421037
2019-20* 175939 565117 61015 2888448 228 419985
Post Matric Scholarship Scheme
2017-18 3743 73814 14603 471057
64
58040
2018-19* 5192 87602 15244 514831 151 61245
2019-20* 3099 68936 12620 351911
35
53565
Merit-cum-Means based Scholarship Scheme
2017-18
583
17899 3096 88406
11
6457
2018-19*
495
19035 3335 90731
12
4163
2019-20*
202
16105 2482 65521
6
2837
* - Provisional Data. Disbursement of Scholarship for 2018-19 and 2019-20 continues.

(b) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has stated that students admitted under management quota are not eligible for benefits under Post-Matric Scholarship Schemes for SCs. In so far as, ST students are concerned, Ministry of Tribal Affairs has stated that Scholarship is given for the study of all recognized Post Matriculation Post secondary course pursued in recognized institutions with the following exceptions:-

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Scholarships are not awarded for training courses like Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s Courses and Private Pilot License courses, course at Training- Ship Duffering (Now Rajendra), course of training at the Military College, Dehradun and courses at pre-examination training centers of all India and Star Levels.”

(c) & (d)  The number of students belonging to minority communities given scholarship and the amount sanctioned/released during the last six years are as follows:

2014-15 to 2019-20 (As on 02.03.2020)
Scheme Name Physical Financial (in Rs. crore)
Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme 31505702 6068.44
Post Matric Scholarship Scheme 3993202 2360.02
Merit-cum-Means based Scholarship Scheme 715586 1920.62

The rates of Scholarships under all three Scholarship schemes for Minorities have remained same during the aforesaid years.

Source : Lok Sabha

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