Islamabad: Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony dispensed grants worth Rs77.49 million among 4,893 meriting understudies of minority groups amid most recent 2.5 years.
By sources, Rs20.40 million grants had been appropriated among 2,546 meriting non-Muslim understudies amid money related year 2013-14. Similarly an aggregate of Rs57.09 million had been dispersed as grants among 2,347 minority understudies amid monetary year 2014-15. A total of Rs25 million has been apportioned amid monetary year 2015-16 for ahead dissemination among the minority understudies. A few uses of grants are under procedure at this moment.
It justifies specifying here that the Religious Ministry offers grants to vagrants desperate penniless and poor minority understudies having great instructive record from essential to expert levels.
By criteria the general understudies of Hindu, Sikh, Christian, Buddhists and different groups having no less than 50 for every penny marks in their last yearly examination are qualified for the grants.
Additionally the month to month salary of guardian gatekeeper of school level candidates must not surpass from Rs10,000 every month. Moreover the wage of higher classes understudy folks ought not cross Rs20,000 every month.
The heads of instructive foundations of the candidates has been approved to forward the applications in the wake of checking veracity of records of the watchman guardian of the understudy.