TS Govt releases Rs. 20 crore for minority scholarships

, 9:02 PM IST

The Telangana Government on Monday released Rs. 20 crore towords the scholarships of students belonging to minority communities.

The released amount includes Rs. 5 crore for Pre-Matric and Rs. 15 crore for Post-Matric scholarships. So far, the State Government has released Rs. 55 crore towards Pre-Matric scholarships while Rs. 117.4 crore were released for Post-Matric Scholarships.

Of Rs. 425 crore allocated in Budget 2015-16 towards scholarships, the State Government has so far released Rs. 173.40 crore. (INN)