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- Schemes for Minorities - 2007-08
- Proposed New Schemes for Minorities
||Mukhmantri Shram Shakti Scheme for the Minority
||Grant in aid for students in Minority Hostels with a total strength of 3800 students
||Mahatama Gandhi/ Maulana Azad Residential Training School for Minorities boys and girls
||Occupational Training for Minorities
||Plantation in Graveyards (Kabristan)
||Grant in aid for Minority Orphanages
||Kasturba Gandhi Residential School for Minorities Girls
||Hazrat Fatima Skill Development Programme (for girls and women)
||Stipend for Minorities
Proposed new schemes for minorities
1. Mukhmantri Shram Shakti Scheme for the Minority:
Under this scheme the minority artisan will be trained to upgrade their artistic and technical
skill for which stipend of Rs. 500/- per month per artisan may be given by the state govt. and
after the training is over, they may be provided with a loan of Rs. 25,000/- (maximum) by
BSMFC at lower rate of interest to improve their business. Training and up gradation of
artistic and technical skill may be got done in institutions/ organizations choosen / agreed by
2. Grant in aid for students in Minority Hostels with a total strength of 3800 students:-
(Estimated beneficiaries about 1900 after completion of all Hostels)
The inmates of these hostels will be entitled for a boarding grant of Rs. 700/- per month for
ten months in an academic year. These facilities will be provided to the students whose family
income is less than 1 lakh per annum. The total number of grant in aid will be restricted to
3. Mahatama Gandhi/ Maulana Azad Residential Training School for Minorities boys
and girls: -
It is proposed to establish Mahatama Gandhi/ Maulana Azad Residential Training School for
boys and girls from minorities to give them educational training like B. Ed., M. Ed. etc. The
criteria for intake will be financial status as fixed by the government e. g. double the B. P. L.
amount or total income of family not more than two lacs per annum.
It is to be open in phases, the first phase of which consists of 11 minorities concentrated
districts like Purnera, Kishanganj, Araria, Darbhanga, Madubani, Katihar, Nalanda, Bhagalpur,
Gaya, Munger and Muzaffarpur with intake of 50 girls and 50 boys. They may be provided
boarding facilities also for the period of their training.
4. Occupational Training for Minorities:
Occupational training for unemployed youth, male and female in various trades may be
provided in separate occupational training centers installed/ arranged by the govt. for this
purpose. This may include electrical wiremen, civil work supervision, radio T. V. repair,
Tailoring, embroidery, soft toys manufacturing, Air conditioning, Plumbing, Blacksmithing,
carpentry, Motor repairing works, Mobile repairing works, welding, denting and painting of
motor vehicles etc.
Training fee and stipend to candidates (@ of Rs. 500/- p. m.) will be borne by the govt.
This has also to be done in phases, the first phase may be of 11 minorities concentrated
districts as mentioned above. The target of such trainees in different trades may be fixed 50-
100 per trade per year.
5. Plantation in graveyards (Kabristan):
There are a number of big graveyards of Muslims and Christians in the state, the
boundary wall of which is being constructed by the Govt. There is a proposal of plantation in
those graveyards where there is a scope to organize it in segments by bifurcating it by 5- 6 feet
roads, by the side of which the plantation of trees can be done which will fetch good return
after 8- 10 years and it will be a boon for maintenance of such graveyards.
Grant in aid for Minority orphanages:
There are many orphanages with a strength of 50 -300 orphans( students) of
minorities. The orphans and destitute children are studying in attached Madarasa of
such orphanages, which is dependents on 100% contribution from communities. These
orphanages may be provided with grant in aid with persuation to impart modern
education to these orphans, besides the Madarasa Education (Religious education).
7. Kasturba Gandhi Residential School for Minorities Girls :
There is dearth of education in minorities female which can be improved by opening
Kasturba Gandhi Residential School for Minorities in Block head quarters for Minority
Concentrated districts with a strength of 100- 200 strength in each residential school
with boarding facilities.
8. Hazrat Fatima Skill Development Programme (
In order to make minorities female economically self- reliant and eradicate
unemployment, it is proposed to take up Nursing, Physiotherapy, Air hostess, computer
training and other training courses in minority concentrated districts or divisional head
quarters. This can be started with budgetary provision of 500 lakhs per year in MCD's.
9. Stipend for Minorities:
(a) Sanction of stipend to ITI/ Diploma students:
Under this programme a stipend of Rs. 250/- or 500/- depending upon courses per month per
candidate for 10/ 20/ 30 months will be sanctioned to minority students studying in ITI/ Diploma/
recognized certificate courses like computer programming etc. A budgetary provision of about Rs. 200
lakhs in beginning will facilitate about 5000 students in the entire state.
(b) Sanction of stipend to Medical / Engineering/ Management students:
Under this scheme minority students of Medical /Engineering/ Management courses of Govt./ Semi
Govt. institute or any other institute of repute duly recognized by Govt. may be provided with a stipend
of Rs. 1000/- p. m. per students for the whole year for the full courses. This may facilitate students of
minority having total family income of Rs. 1- 2 lacs per annum to be decided by the govt.
10. Community Irrigation:
Small and marginal farmer having a total of 8 acres of land comprising 3 beneficiaries will get two bore
wells and if the total land is 15 acres comprising out of 5 beneficiaries will get three bore wells when
each beneficiaries should have 2- 3 acres of lands.
Bore wells will be drilled under ground to the required depth and diesel / electric pump set will be
installed by NGOs facilitating formation of Self Help Group (SHG) of such farmers. The NGOs will be
provided with the cost of such bore wells as per the number of SHG and their requirement. This scheme
may include 50% subsidy and 50% loan through BSMFC for which budgetary provision has to be made
by state govt.