Cells in banks to address education loan grievances

In response to suggestions from students and parents, Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal has agreed to set up grievance redress mechanism at nationalised banks to address issues relating to education loan. Mr. Meghwal, who interacted with representatives from nearly 40 banks and aggrieved parents and students, said on an experimental basis, the government would set up grievance redress cells at corporate headquarters and would nominate a nodal officer that people could approach for help for education loans. Some of the debtors and non-governmental…

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Devendra Fadnavis moves to address Maratha grievances on education

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Thursday moved to address the grievances of students from the Maratha community, as well as those from non-Scheduled Caste, non-Scheduled Tribe and non-Other Backward Class sections. Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis announced that all such students of professional courses in government-run, aided and private colleges with an annual family income up to Rs6 lakh would be entitled to receive reimbursement of 50% of their tuition fees from the government. All SC, ST and OBC students already get this 50% reimbursement of fees, Fadnavis pointed out. The…

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