Welfare Schemes for OBCs/EBCs/DNTs are funds limited and there is a huge demand from the states. To award scholarship to the most needy students, the income ceiling have been fixed accordingly.
There is a proposal under examination for enhancement of income ceiling for parents under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students in India from Rs. 1.00 lakh to Rs. 1.50 lakh.
This information was given by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Krishan Pal Gurjar in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.