One of the main objectives of the department is to improve the literacy level of SC, ST, MBC & OBC population. In order to encourage the students from these communities to complete their education the department provides various scholarships to students belonging to ST, SC, MBC, and minority communities.

The Department is implementing State and Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric and Post-Matric Scholarship to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribe, MBC & Minority Students to provide financial assistance to students belonging to these communities to enable them to complete their education.

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