NMDFC has released the fellowship stipend of ₹25.34 Crs to approximately 2000 scholars pursuing Ph.D./M.Phil. for the months of October, November, December 2022, and January 2023 under the Maulana Azad National Fellowship (MANF) Scheme of the Ministry of Minority Affairs. The fellowship amount has been released for payment requests generated up to January 2023.
NMDFC has been designated as Implementing Agency and Central Nodal Agency (CNA) for the implementation of Maulana Azad National Fellowship (MANF) Scheme of the Ministry of Minority Affairs. NMDFC will continue to disburse the Fellowships to the existing MANF Fellows till the end of their respective tenure, subject to compliance with the extant guidelines.