Few Odisha Minority welfare schemes (Most of them are central government sponsored)



Economic Development of Minorities                                              (Rs. 25.00 lakh) (ST & SC Development Department)

 The scheme was introduced with a view to provide loan at a concessional rate of interest to the members of the Minority communities living below the poverty line for setting up self-employment ventures. Government of India have set up National Minorities Development Finance corporation (NMDFC) at the national level with the prime objective of helping enterprising individuals of the minority communities by way of providing loans (subject to economic criteria) to take up income generating activities. Under the scheme, the beneficiaries contribute 5% of the unit cost of the activity while the State Govt. need to contribute 10% of the loan assistance and the balance 85% of loan assistance is reimbursed by the NMDFC. The State Government has nominated the Orissa Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes Development Finance Cooperative Corporation as the channelizing agency for implementation of income generating schemes for minorities. An outlay of Rs. 25.00 lakh is proposed for the Annual Plan 2013-14.


Multi Sectoral Development Programme in Gajapati District.
(ST & SC Development Department)

(CS: Rs.673.20 lakh)

(SS: Rs.224.40 lakh)

Multi Sector Development programme is being implemented in Gajapati District for minorities as per the funding pattern approved by GOI borne by the State and matching Central Share released by GOI. In the Annual Plan 2013-2014 a provision of Rs. 224.40 Lakh towards State Share (25%) and Corresponding matching Central Share amounting to Rs. 673.20 Lakh (75%) has been provided for implementation of the activities.
This outlay will be utilized towards creation of capital assets.

Pre Matric Scholarship for Minorities (ST & SC Development Department)

(CS: Rs. 448.35 lakh) (SS: Rs. 149.45 lakh)

A provision of Rs. 149.45lakh towards State share and Rs. 448.35 lakh towards Central share for payment of Pre Matric Scholarship to Minority students in 25:75 sharing ratio has been provided in the Annual Plan 2013-2014 for implementation of the scheme.


Multi Sector Development Programme(MSDP)                              (Rs. 405.00 lakh) (ST & SC Development Department)

Proposal has been submitted to Govt. of India for construction of two nos. of ITI centre in Gajapati Districts with project cost of Rs.405.00 lakh each. Provision towards the balance 50% of the project cost Rs. 405.00 lakh towards central

assistance is proposed in the Annual Plan 2013-2014 which will be utilized for creation of capital assets under the scheme.

Post Matric Scholarship for Minority Students                               (Rs. 150.00 lakh) (ST & SC Development Department)

The Govt. of India in the Ministry of Minority Affairs has been implementing the scheme of Post Matric Schoalrship for students’ form class XI to PhD (except Professional / Technical Courses in Degree & PG.) in the minority communities:-under the Prime Ministers 15 point programme for the Welfare of Minorities announced in June 2006.


The annual income of the parent / guardian of the students will not exceed Rs. 2, 00,000/-. 30% of the Scholarship are earmarked for girl students.

Sl. No.

Admission and Tuition Fee

Actual Subject to a maximum ceiling


For Class XI and XII

Rs. 7,000 p.a


For Technical & Vocational courses Class XI and XII level

Rs. 10,000 p.a


For Under Graduate and Post Graduate

Rs. 3,000 p.a

Maintenance Allowance (For 10 Months)


Day Scholar

Classes XI and XII (Including Tech / Voc)

Rs. 380 p.m

Rs. 230 p.m

* Courses other than technical and professional courses at under graduate and PG Level

Rs. 570 p.m

Rs. 300 p.m

M. Phil and Ph. D (not awarded any fellowship by university)

Rs. 1200 p.m

Rs. 550 p.m

*For technical and professional courses separate scholarship is available for minority students under merit – cum- means scholarship.
A provision Rs.150.00 lakh has been proposed for the Annual Plan 2013-2014 towards scholarship for students of Minority communities.

Merit means based scholarship to minority students          (Rs.150.00 lakh)

A provision of Rs. 150.00 lakh has been proposed for the year 2013-2014 for providing scholarship to meritorious minority students.



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