Rs. 5 lakh each has been released for 236 selected students under the Overseas Scholarship Scheme introduced for minority students to study aboard. According to Minority Welfare Sources, 210 candidates were selected in the first phase later 26 students fulfilled the required conditions and they were selected in the first phase. Thus 236 students was released first instalment.
370 applications were received by Minority Welfare Department in the 2nd phase of which 200 students were declared eligible. According to sources verification of documents and other procedure of selected candidates are nearly complete. However 170 candidates did not fulfil the required condition if they fulfil the condition within the stipulated time, they will included in the scheme.