Scholarships to 5 crore minority students in next 5 years: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

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  • The government will provide scholarships to five crore minority students in the next five years to ensure their socio-economic-educational empowerment.
  • The scholarships include pre-matric, post-matric and merit-cum-means.
  • Of the five crore students, 50 per cent will be girls students.
  • Union Minister for Minority Affairs  Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said this while chairing the Governing and  General Body meetings of Maulana Azad Education Foundation in New Delhi yesterday.
  • NDA government is committed to inclusive growth with trust.
  • The Minister also announced that Padho-Badho Awareness Campaign will be launched across the country. The campaign will be launched in 60 minority concentrated districts during the first phase.
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