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Scholarship scheme has benefited minority students

Posted By: PTI

New Delhi, Dec 3: An impact assessment by an independent agency on the performance of a scholarship scheme for students of minority community has confirmed that the programme has benefited students, the government said in the Rajya Sabha.

Scholarship scheme has benefited minority students

It said all states and Union Territories participating in the merit-cum-means based scholarship scheme for students belonging to the notified minority communities pursuing professional and technical courses, have "fully availed" their share of earmarked scholarship.

Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said an impact assessment of the performance of the scheme has been undertaken through an independent agency.

"The assessment has confirmed that the scheme is beneficial for minority students," he said in a written reply.


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