HC seeks status report on farm loan waiver in Telangana, Andhra

HC seeks status report on farm loan waiver in Telangana, Andhra

HYDERABAD: The high court on Tuesday sought status reports from AP and Telangana on the implementation of farm loan waiver schemes. The bench of acting Chief JusticeRamesh Ranganathan and Justice T Rajani was dealing with three PILs urging the court to save distressed farmers from ending their lives. While AP informed the court that it had constituted an independent commission to look into the farm crisis, Telangana explained the steps it was taking in this respect. K Siva Ram Reddy, the party in person, told the court that a one-time…

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Waiver is not an option for education loans,says Meghwal

Waiver is not an option for education loans,says Meghwal

CHENNAI, FEBRUARY 17:   Waiver of education loan is not an option. If somebody gets the loan, he should have the capacity to repay, said Arjun Ram Meghwal, Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs. A participant in an interactive session with the Minister and bankers on education loan organised by Education Loan Task Force (ELTF) said that if a person is unable to repay, educational loan should be waived. Responding to it, Meghwal said, “That’s not the question in Narendra Modi’s time. He [Modi] wants that you get a…

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Maha govt widens fee waiver for students

Maha govt widens fee waiver for students

Mumbai, Oct 13 (PTI) The BJP-led Maharashtra government today extended 50 per cent fee waiver to all categories of students pursuing professional and higher education courses with a family income of less than Rs six lakh and more than 60 per cent marks at the time of admission. The decision apparently comes in the backdrop of the campaign launched by the Maratha community seeking reservation in jobs and education. Addressing a press meet after a state Cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said the Rajrishi Shahu Maharaj Fee Pratipurti Yojana…

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Maharashtra govt extends fee waiver to students with Rs 6L family income limit

Maharashtra govt extends fee waiver to students with Rs 6L family income limit

The Maharashtra government Thursday  decided to extend fee waiver to students whose family income limit is less than Rs 6 lakhs, for professional and higher education courses, including medical and engineering. The BJP government also reaffirmed its commitment to provide reservation to the Maratha community. Addressing a press conference after the state Cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said the ‘Rajrishi Shahu Maharaj Fee Pratipurti Yojana’ was earlier implemented for SC/ST and OBC students. “SC/ST students had 100 per cent fee waiver while OBC students had 50 per cent concession. It…

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