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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