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Ministry of Minority Affairs Funds for Welfare of Minority Communities Posted On: 22 JUL 2021 4:42PM by PIB Delhi Scheme-wise details of the f

Ministry of Minority Affairs

Funds for Welfare of Minority Communities

Posted On: 22 JUL 2021 4:42PM by PIB Delhi

Scheme-wise details of the fund allocated and released under various schemes to meet the scheme objective during the last three years i.e.  2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21 is at Annexure.

As per the 2011 census, the percentages of six notified minority communities out of the total Minority population is Buddhists-3.61%, Christians-11.9%, Jains-1.9%, Muslims-73.66%, Parsis-0.02 and Sikhs-8.91. The Ministry maintains data of community wise beneficiaries only for the scholarship schemes.  The ratio of beneficiaries in the scholarship schemes among the minority communities during the last three years is Muslims 75.58%, Christians 12.15%, Sikhs 8.19%, Buddhists 2.80%, Jains 1.27% and Parsis 0.01%.

 The allocation of Ministry of Minority Affairs increased over the years by 7% from Rs. 4700.00crore in 2018-19 to Rs.5029.00 crore in 2020-21.

   

 

 

Annexure

 
 

Sl.

Name of the Scheme/Project/Programme

2018-19 to 2020-21

 

Budget allocation

Actual Expenditure

 

1

2

 3

 4

 

1

Contribution to equity of NMDFC

435.03

435.00

 

2

Grants-in-aid to Maulana Azad Education Foundation.

293.76

144.42

 

3

Research /studies, monitoring & evaluation of development schemes for Minorities including publicity

130.00

89.50

 

4

Merit cum means Scholarship

1163.51

943.14

 

5

 Free Coaching & Allied Scheme  for minorities

139.00

77.02

 

6

Grants in aid to State Channelizing Agencies (SCA) engaged for implementation in NMDFC programme.

5.00

4.90

 

7

Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakaram(Earlier MsDP)

3880.23

3946.29

 

8

Pre-matric scholarship

3798.82

3826.59

 

9

Post matric scholarship

1517.66

1296.48

 

10

Secretariat

70.40

74.40

 

11

Maulana Azad National Fellowship for minority  students

383.00

271.35

 

12

Qaumi Wakf Boards taraqquiti Scheme.

40.94

23.82

 

13

Sahari Waqf Sampati Vikas Yojana(Earlier GIA to Waqf)

9.32

9.32

 

14

Scheme for Leadership Development of Minority Women.

33.00

26.93

 

15

Interest subsidy on educational loan for overseas studies for students belonging to minority communities.

92.00

79.62

 

16

Scheme for containing population decline of small minority community.

12.00

11.86

 

17

Skill Development Initiative

690.00

541.28

 

18

Support for students clearing Prelims conducted by UPSC, SSC, State Public  Services Commissions etc.

26.00

18.88

 

19

Upgrading Skill and Training in Traditional Arts /Crafts for Development (USTTAD)

170.00

142.48

 

20

Hamari Dharohar

14.20

6.89

 

21

Nai Manzil

280.00

188.01

 

22

National Commission for Minorities

28.51

25.26

 

23

Special officer for Linguistic Minorities

6.33

5.41

 

24

Haj Management

186.29

167.86

 

This information was given by Union Minister for Minority Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in the Lok Sabha on July 22, 2021.

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