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THANJAVUR: State Government has allotted Rs. 12 crore for educational assistance to students belonging to minority communities in the state for the year 2009-10, said Rev. Fr. Vincent Chinnadurai, Chairman of the Minorities Welfare Commission here on Thursday.

He told presspersons that out of this Rs. 10 crore, assistance will be given to 1,06,340 school students and Rs. two crore to 26,845 college students. In the district, this year 1,904 school students and 1,130 college students will benefit.

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