The Chief Minister Mr. Siddramaiah will be distributing cheques for the students from the minority communities towards Overseas Scholarships on November 10 in the official ceremony of the Tipu Sultan Day in Bengaluru. This year, 184 Muslim students, 44 Christian students, 22 Jain students and one student each from among the Sikh and Buddhists will be receiving the cheques. The total amount to be disbursed will be Rs. 25.22 crore.
Mr. Qamarul Islam has informed the media that 67 students from Minority communities have been issued scholarship towards coaching for Civil Services competitive exams. Altogether 42 students are being coached in two institutes in Delhi and 25 others in Universal Coaching Centre in Bengaluru. (By A Staff Writer)