Jaipur, Jan 18: The Congress-led-Rajasthan-government has allocated 5 crores of funds for the construction of boundary walls in waqf land or graveyards, madrasas, and schools on public land.
Along with that, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has also allocated Rs 5 crore for interest subsidy on loans under the Indira Gandhi Urban Credit Card Scheme, and Maulana Azad University, Jodhpur.
The Gehlot government has allocated this money under its revised proposal to spend Rs 98.55 crore in various schemes from a fund of Rs 100 crore set up for the inclusive development of the minority community in the state.
According to the proposal, Rs 50 lakh has been earmarked for the development of traditional skills of the people of the minority community, Rs 1.25 crore for assistance to minority craftsmen as well as marketing and promotion of their products, Rs 21.80 crore for the construction of an English medium residential school in Jaipur, Rs 2 crore for training of minorities youth in international languages to make them employable.
Similarly, Rs 58 lakh will be spent for developing e-study rooms in 15 government minority hostels, Rs 44 crore for infrastructure development in minority-dominated settlements.