Director Education (Higher) said that Maulana Azad National Scholarship Scheme is being implemented by Education Department (Higher) for the girl students belonging to minority community from the current year. He said that this scholarship scheme would cover girl students belonging to minority community whose family income is less than one lakh studying in +1 class of Government, Government aided and allied educational institutions of the State. The girl students who have passed previous class with more than 55 percent marks would be eligible for the scheme. A total amount of Rs. 12000 would be paid in two installments of Rs. 6000 each.