The State Government has made increase in the scholarship of students residing in hostels and ashrams of scheduled tribe. An amount of Rs. 1230 to male students and Rs. 1270 to female students per month will be payable in the year 2019-20. The scholarship of Rs. 1140 to male students and Rs. 1180 to female students were being paid in the year 2018. The new rate of the scholarship will come in effect from July 01, 2019.