Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali has directed Minority Welfare Department to release the first instalment of Overseas Scholarship Scheme to selected minority students by November 10. He talked to Secretary Minority Welfare Syed Omer Jaleel in this connection and told that government has released 12.5 Cr for the scheme hence there should be no further delay in issuing among to the beneficiaries. It must be noted that even after 3 weeks of selection of candidates the first instalment was not released which had worried the students and their parents. They had made representation with Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali, who in turn directed official to release first instalment.
Secretary Minority Welfare Syed Omer Jaleel directed Director Minority Welfare M J Akber to ensure release of amount before November 10.