New mi­nor­ity- spe­cific schemes in states

India Today - - COVER STORY -

Monthly hon­o­rar­ium of Rs 2,500 to 30,000 imams in the state.

Rs 1,500 per month to muezzins.

Ut­tar Pradesh

20 per cent reser­va­tion for Mus­lims in govern­ment de­vel­op­ment and wel­fare schemes. Rs 300 crore for the main­te­nance of Mus­lim grave­yards.


Rs 800 crore for the de­vel­op­ment of 75 mi­nor­ity- heavy blocks and eight towns.

Schol­ar­ships of Rs 10,000 to mi­nor­ity stu­dents se­cur­ing first di­vi­sion in the class X board ex­am­i­na­tion.

Rs 1,027 crore for mi­nori­ties’ wel­fare.

4% reser­va­tion for mi­nori­ties in jobs and higher ed­u­ca­tion.

Rs 1,043 crore for mi­nori­ties’ wel­fare.

Rs 10,000 and Rs 9,000 monthly salary for imams and muezzins on Wakf Board rolls.

Rs 60.39 crore for mi­nori­ties’ wel­fare.


Rs 15 crore dis­bursed by state govern­ment in loans to mi­nori­ties.

Mad­hya Pradesh

1,469 Mus­lim cou­ples have tied the knot since April 2012 un­der state scheme.

Monthly schol­ar­ships to 200,000 mi­nor­ity stu­dents.

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