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Government of India
Ministry of Tribal Affairs
12-March-2018 19:25 IST
Matric Scholarships for ST students

The Ministry is implementing the schemes Pre-Matric Scholarships and Post-Matric Scholarships for ST students in the country. The number of beneficiaries under these schemes during the last three years is given below:

Details of Beneficiaries under the Scheme of Pre Matric Scholarship for ST students during 2014-15 to 2016-17:

 

 

Year

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

Beneficiaries

Beneficiaries

Beneficiaries

 

Total

1213318

1256534

1134167

 

Details of Beneficiaries under the Scheme of Post Matric Scholarship for ST students during 2014-15 to 2016-17:

 

Year

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

Beneficiaries

Beneficiaries

Beneficiaries

Total

2107093

2033741

1851338

 

This information was given by Minister of State for Tribal Affairs, Shri Jaswantsinh Bhabhor in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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