26 Including 4 Headmasters Held for Embezzlement of Scholarship Funds for Minority Students in Assam

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    26 Consisting Of 4 Headmasters Held for Embezzlement of Scholarship Funds for Minority Students in Assam

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    The pre-matric scholarship for the trainees belonging to the minority neighborhood is a central scheme sponsored and implemented by the Union Ministry of Minority Affairs for trainees who secure 50 percent marks in the previous examinations and whose moms and dads’ yearly earnings does not exceed Rs one lakh.

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    • Last Updated: November 17, 2020, 7: 30 IST
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    The CID in Assam has actually up until now jailed 26 individuals from four Assam districts for reported embezzlement of pre-matric scholarship funds for minority students worth about Rs 10 crore for the previous two monetary years, authorities stated on Monday.

    A senior policeman stated that authorities of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Monday apprehended Robiul Islam from Goalpara district. Islam is thought to be the mastermind of the misappropriation of funds and was included with a big number of schools in submitting deceptive applications for scholarships and withdrawal of scholarship funds.

    Of the 26 accused, there are four headmasters, a teacher, three owners of Customer care Point (CSP) of nationalised banks, president of a school management committee, 2 electronic information processors and 10 intermediaries.

    They have actually been jailed over the previous one week for apparently misusing pre-matric scholarship funds for bad minority students worth about Rs 10 crore.

    According to the cops officer, CID groups are conducting raids in various districts to detain the remaining accused in the siphoning off of the scholarship funds.

    The CID sleuths have so far took 3 laptops, 217 students’ photos, 104 trainees’ certificates, 173 pre-matric scholarship forms and 11 bank passbooks.

    The pre-matric scholarship for the students coming from the minority neighborhood is a central scheme sponsored and carried out by the Union Ministry of Minority Affairs for trainees who protect 50 per cent marks in the previous assessments and whose moms and dads’ annual income does not exceed Rs one lakh.

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