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Ivan D’Souza appointed Vice president of Christian Development Council

Ivan D’Souza appointed Vice president of Christian Development Council


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru Sep 29, 2016: Chief Whip of Legislative Council Ivan D’Souza has been appointed as Vice President of Christian Development Council by Minorities Welfare Department.

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Informing this to reporters at his office at MCC on  September 29, Thursday  Ivan D’Souza said that Christian Development Council was first started in 2011 starting with a subsidy of Rs. 50 crores. At present, it is receiving a subsidy of Rs. 150 crores.

He also said  that the  Council is planning to conduct skill development programme and will strive for the effective implementation of  Vidyasiri scheme and  Bidayi scheme. It will also construct community hall and  provide scholarships, while also chalking out many more schemes for the welfare of Christian Community.

"During my visit to remote areas in North Karnataka, I had noticed that several Christian community people are deprived of education. In this backdrop, training centres and hostels will set up in every district, so that students get enrolled to pursue education," said Ivan.

During the year 2014-15 total of Rs 11 Crores funds  meant for welfare of minorities has   benefitted 5508 members of  minority communities, while in  the year 2015-16, a  total of Rs 15 Crores  has been allocated  and this fund has benefitted  11,231 people, Ivan said. During the year 2016-17 till September end,  343  members of minority community   have benefitted from the Rs 5.82 crore funds that have been sanctioned, he stated.

Ivan informed that so far he has  succeeded in getting released  government funds to the tune of Rs 7.73 crores for the welfare of the needy.


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