New Delhi, 09 April 2021: The Central Government has released an amount of Rupees Thirty Nine Crore Eighty Six Lakh only as Central Assistance to the State Government of Madhya Pradesh under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post–Matric Scholarship for OBC Student during the year 2020-21. Earlier Rupees Twenty crore only was released to State Government of Madhya Pradesh on Ad-hoc basis on 12th June, 2020 and Rupees Nineteen Crore Eighty Six Lakh was also released to Govt. of Madhya Pradesh on 22nd September, 2020. Hence total amount of Rupees Seventy Nine Crore Seventy Two Lakh (up to Notional Allocation) is available with the State Government for expenditure in 2020-21.

As per the decision of the Government of India, the scholarship amount due to the selected beneficiaries (students) shall be disbursed through DBT mode only. Other mode of disbursement such as through cash of cheque shall be unacceptable.