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    Financial Assistance under Post Matric Scholarship to OBCs

     

    Financial Assistance under Post Matric Scholarship to OBCs

     

     

    Proposals for release of Central Assistance for current  financial year have been received from State Governments of Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttarakhand and UT of Puducherry under  the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post-Matric Scholarship to the students belonging  OBCs (PMS-OBC).

    Details of State-wise release of Central Assistance under Post-Matric Scholarship to the Students belonging to OBCs (PMS-OBC) during 2012-13

    Rs. in lakh

     Sl.No.

    State/ UTs

    Central Assistance Released

    1.

    Andhra Pradesh

    1036.00

    2.

    Bihar

    1265.00

    3.

    Goa

    18.00

    4.

    Gujarat

    735.00

    5.

    Haryana

    310.00

    6.

    Jharkhand

    400.00

    7.

    Karnataka

    745.00

    8.

    Madhya Pradesh

    3552.00

    9.

    Maharashtra

    1375.00

    10.

    Rajasthan

    835.00

    11.

    Tamil Nadu

    880.00

    12.

    Uttar Pradesh

    2440.00

    13.

    Uttarakhand

    494.00

    14.

    Assam

    1285.00

    15.

    Tripura

    146.00

    16.

    Sikkim

    39.32

      Total:

    15555.32

     

     

    So far, proposals from State Governments viz; Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal have been received during current financial year 2012-13 for Central Assistance under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post Matric Scholarship for SC students (PMS-SC). However, proposal from State Government of Karnataka  has not been received yet during the current financial year.

    Details of State-wise Central Assistance released to States/UTs on ad-hoc basis  under Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post-Matric Scholarship for SC students during 2012-13

                                                                              (Rs in lakh)

    Sl. No.

    Name of the State /UT

    Ad-hoc Central Assistance  released during 2012-13

     

    1.

    Andhra Pradesh

    7900.78

    2.

    Assam

    750.00

    3.

    Bihar

    835.24

    4.

    Chhattisarh

    498.78

    5.

    Goa

    2.23

    6.

    Gujarat

    870.60

    7.

    Haryana

    579.68

    8.

    Himachal Pradesh

    89.25

    9.

    Jammu & Kashmir

    67.60

    10.

    Jharkhand

    82.68

    11.

    Karnataka

    3029.80

    12.

    Madhya Pradesh

    1473.78

    13

    Maharashtra

    3215.80

    14.

    Manipur

    176.10

    15

    Meghalaya

    6.20

    16.

    Odisha

    344.17

    17.

    Punjab

    398.92

    18.

    Rajasthan

    1476.58

    19.

    Tamil Nadu

    3946.90

    20.

    Tripura

    588.45

    21.

    Uttar Pradesh

    4747.55

    22.

    Uttarakhand

    357.92

    23.

    West Bengal

    2631.13

    24.

    Sikkim

    16.70

    25.

    Puducherry

    49.10

    26.

    NCT of Delhi

    161.78

    27.

    Daman & Diu

    0.73

     Total

    34298.45


                There is no separate Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for Vimukh Jati and Nomadic Tribes (VJNT). However, students of VJNT covered under the SC category and Central Government/State Government/UT Administration list of OBCs are eligible to avail benefits under respective Post Matric Scholarship Schemes.

     

    Clearance of proposal is an ongoing process and all the complete proposals received in a financial year are processed in accordance with guidelines of the Scheme and the extant financial rules.  Central Assistance is released subject to availability of funds.

     

    This information was given by the Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Shri D. Napoleon in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

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