Scheme of “National Overseas Scholarship Scheme" (Hindi transliteration Rashtriya Pravasi Chatravriti Yojana) for studies aboard for ST students

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF TRIBAL AFFAIRS 

LOK SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO- 3965
TO BE ANSWERED ON- 28/03/2022

RASHTRIYA PRAVAI CHATRAVRITI YOJANA

3965. SHRI CHANDRA PRAKASH JOSHI:

Will the Minister of TRIBAL AFFAIRS be pleased to state:

(a) the number of beneficiaries under the Rashtriya Pravasi Chatravriti Yojana during the last three years;

Rashtriya Pravasi Chatravriti Yojana

(b) the details thereof, State-wise;

(c) the number of beneficiaries got enrolled in some foreign educational institution in the last three years and the details thereof, year-wise;

(d) the amount sanctioned, allocated and utilized under the said scheme during the last five years and the details thereof, year-wise; and

(e) whether the Government is considering to increase the number of scholarships in near future?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE FOR TRIBAL AFFAIRS 

SHRI BISHWESWAR TUDU

(a) & (b): Ministry of Tribal Affairs is implementing the scheme of “National Overseas Scholarship Scheme" (Hindi transliteration Rashtriya Pravasi Chatravriti Yojana) for studies aboard for ST students, wherein 20 students are awarded scholarship every year. The State- wise detail of students provisionally awarded scholarship under this scheme for last three year is enclosed as Annexure.

(c): After selection, time of 2 years is given for getting him/her enrolled in a foreign University.   The number of NOS beneficiaries so far enrolled in foreign educational institution in the last three years is as below:-

Year

No of students selected

No. of ST students joined universities abroad

2018-19

20

16

2019-20

20

19

2020-21

20

2*


Due to covid-19 pandemic and travel restrictions during the year 2020-21 less number of candidates have so far joined the universities abroad. Many a times, a student does not join even though selected for various reasons like not getting the admission in the desired University or if gets a good job in India or for some personal reason.
(d): The year-wise details of budget allocated and utilization under the scheme of “National Overseas Scholarship for studies abroad” during the last five years is as below:-

Rs. in Lakhs

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

BE

RE

Utilizatio n

BE

RE

Utilizatio n

BE

RE

Utilizat ion

BE

RE

Utilizatio n

B.E.

RE

Utiliza tion

100.0

0

39.00

39.00

100.00

100.00

100.00

200.00

200.00

200.00

200.0

0

200.0

0

200.00

200.0

0

476.0

0

476.00


(e): Currently there is no proposal to increase the number of scholarships.
 
Annexure

Annexure referred to in reply to part (a) & (b) of the Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No. †3965 for 28.03.2022 raised by Shri CHANDRA PRAKASH JOSHI, MP regarding National Overseas Scholarship for ST students

The State-wise detail of students provisionally awarded scholarship under this scheme for last three year:

Sl. No.

Name of the State

Number of students provisionally awarded scholarship

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

1

Arunachal Pradesh

2

0

2

2

Assam

1

1

2

3

Goa

0

0

1

4

Jammu and Kashmir

2

0

1

5

Jharkhand

2

0

3

6

Ladakh

0

2

1

7

Maharashtra

0

3

1

8

Manipur

3

5

5

9

Meghalaya

0

2

0

10

Mizoram

2

0

0

11

Nagaland

1

0

0

12

Odisha

1

1

0

13

Rajasthan

2

0

0

14

Telangna

2

3

3

15

Tripura

1

1

1

16

Uttarakhand

0

1

0

17

West Bengal

1

1

0

Total

20

20

20



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