Sri H D Kumaraswamy
Hon'ble Chief Minister of Karnataka
Sri B Z Zameer Ahmed Khan
Hon'ble Minister of Minority Welfare &
To facilitate quality education and to achieve Compulsory primary education 24 pre-matric boys hostels & 27 girls hostels are functioning under this Directorate with 2550 student beneficiaries/ inmates. The following facilities are provided in these hostels.
To facilitate higher education 39 boys & 34 girls hostels are functioning with 4530 students under this Directorate. These beneficiaries are provided the following facilities.
Minority students studying in ITI and Diploma Courses after SSLC in Government/aided and unaided institutions are sanctioned stipend at the rate of Rs. 150/- per month per student for 10 months in an academic year.
Minority voluntary organizations are running hostels for the benefit of students studying from 5th to 10th Std. These Private hostels are being supported with a boarding grant Rs. 500 per boarder for 10 months in an academic year. Presently 60 Grant-in-aid pre matric minority hostels with a strength of 3350 are being supported by the Department.
40 Private aided boys/girls orphanages are functioning under the directorate of minorities with 3569 student beneficiaries.