LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Usman Bazdar has said that the government has started a scholarship of Rs 5 crore for minority students, in which students will be given scholarships ranging from Rs 15,000 to Rs 50,000.

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According to details, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Bazdar in his statement on the launch of scholarships for students from minority communities on social networking site Twitter said that the government has started a scholarship of Rs 5 crore for students, from matriculation to Ph.D. Scholarships of Rs. 15,000 to Rs. 50,000 will be given to students of the university while 2 to 5 percent quota has been allocated for minorities in educational institutions and government jobs.

Yesterday, the Punjab Chief Minister tried to provide facilities to the minority community. Usman Bazdar says they are giving 100% scholarships to students from minority communities from matriculation to PhD.

A function was held at the Chief Minister’s Office to distribute scholarship checks to minority students, with Chief Minister Usman Bazdar as the chief guest.

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On this occasion, Usman Bazdar had said that it is a great pleasure to meet the students of the minority community. Minority students are being given 2% quota in higher education institutions and 5% quota in jobs while Rs. 5 crore has been set aside in the scholarship scheme.

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