MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
QUESTION NO 3813
TO BE ANSWERED ON 19.04.2005
TRIBAL WELFARE SCHEMES IN KARNATAKA
|| SHRI KARUNAKARA G. REDDY
Will the Minister of HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:-
(a) whether the Government has received proposals from the
State of Karnataka for welfare of tribals particularly
related to education;
(b) if so, the details thereof;
(c) the action taken by the Union Government in this regard
as on date;
(d) the main reasons for not giving approval to the
proposal by the Rajya Shiksha Kendra;
(e) the details of the areas particularly the tribal areas
where the Pradhan Mantri Gram Swarojgar Scheme is being
launched for imparting technical education; and
(f) the special efforts being made for the education of
tribal youth in the state?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT(SHRI M.A.A. FATMI)
(a): No specific scheme for Karnataka is under
consideration in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
(b) & (c): The Ministry of Tribal Affairs operates various
educational schemes for the welfare of tribals. The
schemes under which funds were released to Karnataka are
(i) Upgradation of merit scheme: no proposal from Karnataka
(ii) Under the scheme of hostels for Boys & Girls,
Rs. 1.20 crore has been released.
(iii) Under the Post Matric Scholarship scheme, Rs.
4.00 crore has been released.
(iv) For Ashram Schools, Rs. 77.51 lakh has been released.
(v) Under the Coaching and Allied scheme, Rs. 1.42 lakh has
(vi) Under Article 275 (I), Rs. 957.88 lakh has been
(vii) For the Primitive Tribe Group, a grant of Rs.
15.00 lakh has been released.
(d) to (f): The information is being collected and will be
placed on the Table of the House.