New Delhi: The Ministry of Minority Affairs is implementing the Free and Allied Coaching Program (Naya Savera) under which free coaching is provided to students / applicants belonging to the six notified minority communities (Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Parsis, Jains and Muslims). The criteria for the establishment of Project Executing Agencies (PIAs) under the program are as follows:
The institute must be a body registered or operated by an organization registered under the Companies Registration Act 1860 / Companies Act 2014 or any other relevant law of the State / Territory of The union.
Registration for at least three years will be required with respect to organizations / implementing agencies wishing to apply for hire on the date of notification inviting applications from States / UTs / Coaching Institutions.
The institute / center must have been fully functional for a minimum period of 3 years at the time of application under the Naya Savera program and have a minimum of 100 students enrolled in the coaching courses included in the Naya Savera program each year at during the last 3 years, immediately before the year in which the institute applied for recruitment.
Institutes should have the required number of qualified faculty members on their payroll or part-time.
The institutes must have the necessary infrastructure such as premises, a library, the required equipment, etc. to organize the training courses in the requested courses.
Coaching institutes must have a minimum success rate of 15% in the requested coaching courses. His past performance with regard to admission and success rate is taken into account in the selection.
Implementing agencies must have been registered on the NITI Aayog portal i.e. http://ngodarpan.gov.in or as appropriate.
The institution / organization should never have been declared bankrupt at any time.
Institutions / organizations should not have been blacklisted by any government department or body at any time.
The ministry had established 130 PIAs during the 2017-2018 fiscal year across the country, including in the state of Tamil Nadu. Eligible students can enjoy the program benefits of any PIA incorporated under the program, regardless of region. During the current fiscal year 2021-2022, 37 PIAs received a stipend to provide free coaching to 5,140 minority students under the Naya Savera program.
In the last three years of the fiscal year, 1,96,81,133 scholarships (pre-matrix, post-matrix, merit and means-based scholarship programs and national scholarship program Begum Hazrat Mahal) have been sanctioned and under the Naya Savera program 30,117 students / applicants have benefited / were allocated in the last three years and the current year. State-level details of minority community students benefiting from the scholarship programs and the free and allied coaching program in the past three years and the current year are at Annex-I and Annex-II respectively.
There is no state-level allocation of funds under the Naya Savera-Free Coaching and Allied Scheme and scholarship programs. However, an amount of Rs. 6,624.96 crore has been released under the above programs over the three years.
|STATE-LEVEL DETAILS OF SANCTIONED SCHOLARSHIPS UNDER PREMATRIC, POST-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS BASED ON MERIT-CUM-MEANS AND THE NATIONAL BEGUM HAZRAT MAHAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, OVER THE LAST THREE YEARS (2018-19 TO 2020-2021 *)|
|States / UT||Grant sanctioned for 2018-19 to 2020-21 *|
|Jammu and Kashmir||1363797|
|Andaman and Nicobar||3275|
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli & Daman & Diu||1088|
* The disbursement of scholarships for 2020-21 will continue in 2021-22.
|STATUS DETAILS OF MINORITY STUDENTS RECEIVED / AWARDED FOR FREE COACHING AND ALLIED PROGRAM DURING THE LAST THREE YEARS AND THE CURRENT FINANCIAL YEAR, THAT IS 2018- 19 TO 2021-2022 (UNTIL DATE)|
|State||Number of beneficiaries allocated|
|Jammu and Kashmir||200|
This information was given by Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in ââa written response to Rajya Sabha today.