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Government of India
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
30-August-2012 17:59 IST
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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