Mungantiwar reviews minority schemes, assures all help from govt

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– Opening of skills university in Aurangabad
– To double education loan amount to Rs 50000
– Family income limit for scholarship eligibility to be raised to Rs 6 lakh
– Urdu ghar proposed in Byculla

Mumbai: A high level meeting of different government departments that deals with minority issues was held at Sahyadri guest house in Mumbai today in the presence of state finance minister Mr Sudhir Mungantiwar, the state minority minister Mr Vinod Tawde and his deputy minister Mr Dilip Kamble.
Subjects ranging from scholarships to school students, setting up of urdu ghars in the state for the promotion of the language, reintroducing the term loan schemes for minorities through the maulana azad finance corporation, setting up schools for minority girls and wakf related matters were discussed at length in the meeting which was also attended by AIMIM MLAs Imtiaz Jaleel and Waris Pathan. Surprisingly no other minority MLAs attended the crucial meeting that lasted for three hours.
The government agreed in principle to start a skills and vocational courses university exclusively for minority students at Aurangabad. The proposal mooted by imtiaz jaleel, which would be the first such university in the country, was accepted by the finance minister who adviced the officials to search for appropriate land and submit a detailed proposal to the union ministry for minorities for seeking a fund of rs 100 crore for the same.