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  • Rs. 448362 lakh released for ST Scholarship

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    Rs. 448362 lakh released for Pre and Post Matric Scholarship for ST students from 2015-16 to 2017-18

    During 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18 a total of Rs 448362 lakh was released for Pre and Post-Matric Scholarship Schemes for Scheduled Tribe students of which Rs. 406464.23 lakh has been utilized.  For Pre Matric Scholarship Schemes for Scheduled Tribe students, Rs 60693.62 lakh was released during the above period of which Rs. 57312.24 lakh has been utilized while for Post Matric Scholarship Schemes, Rs387668.7 lakh was released of which Rs. 349151.99 lakh was utilized.

    Details of Fund Released and Utilized to State Government/UT Administrations under the Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST students studying in classes IX & X is given below:

     

    (Rs. in lakh)

    Year & Category 2015-16 2016-17  2017-18  2018-19
    (As on 23.07.2018)
    Fund Released Utilized Fund Released Utilized Fund Released Utilized Fund Released
    Total Amount

    Total

    22868.95 20990.94 8416.64 7727.26 29408.03 28594.04 18293.07

     

    Details of Fund Sanctioned/Released and Utilized to State Governments/UTs Administrations under the Scheme of Post Matric Scholarship for ST students is given below:

     

    (Rs. in lakh)

    Year & Category 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18  2018-19
    (As on 23.07.2018)
    Fund Released Utilized Fund Released Utilized Fund Released Utilized Fund Released
    Total Amount 85714.55 83447.95 155567.36 148547.00 146386.79 117157.04 41592.21

     

    Proposal to increase the scholarship amount under Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for ST students from the existing Rs.150/- to Rs.225/- per month for Day Scholars, and from Rs.350/- to Rs.525/- per month for Hostellers has been submitted for approval of the Competent Authority.

     

    This information was given by the Union Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Shri. Jaswantsinh Bhabhor in Rajya Sabha today.

     

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