Telangana government in a press note said that it is implementing a practical approach to bring change to Muslim minorities in the state. The government said that In the state budget of 2022-23, Rs.1724.696 crore has been allocated for the welfare of minorities, which has never been done in the past. Shadi Mubarak is being implemented for minorities at par with SC, ST, and BC communities. So far 2,28,200 people have been provided financial assistance since 2014-15. Financial assistance of Rs.1,00,116 per person is being given through the Shadi Mubarak scheme. From 2014-15 to 2022-23, Rs.2165 crores have been allocated for this scheme. As part of KG and PG education in the state, 204 minority residential schools have been started and upgraded to junior colleges to provide free education to minorities,” the government informed.
“1,30,560 female students are studying in minority educational institutions. 640 students are being taught in English medium in each institution. There are 107 schools for boys and 97 schools for girls. It works with the aim of upskilling the students and imparting valuable knowledge to them so that they can become better citizens. The CM Overseas Scholarship Scheme was launched in 2015 – 2016 for Minority students to pursue higher education abroad, the press release said.