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Funds for Spreading Modern and Technical Education Among Minority Communities

To strengthen spreading of modern, technical and vocational education for educational/technical empowerment of students belonging to minority communities, Post-matric and Merit-cum-Means based scholarship schemes are implemented by the Ministry of Minority Affairs. The budget allocated during 2013-14 was Rs. 548.50 crore and Rs. 270 crore while the budget allocation for 2014-15 is Rs. 598.50 crore and Rs. 335 crore under Post-matric and Merit-cum-Means based scholarship schemes respectively.