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November 21, 2017

Maharashtra Government to skill 3 lakh Maratha Youth, announced fee concession in 605 vocational courses


The Maharashtra government on Wednesday announced various schemes and benefits, after the community took out a massive rally in Mumbai.

The benefits of concessions in fees to 605 vocational courses, earlier applicable only to the other backward classes, will now be extended to students from the Maratha community .

The government will also provide skill development training to 3 lakh students from Maratha farmers’ families, interest-free loans to students for industrial units, among others.

While the issue of reservation is pending with the Bombay High Court, the government has announced a cabinet sub-committee, headed by revenue minister Chandrakant Patil, that will discuss issues related to reservation with community leaders every three months.

A delegation of various organizations participated met chief minister Devendra Fadnavis at Vidhan Bhavan.

The CM told them about the measures taken by the government to expedite the process of reservation and ensure speedy trial in the Kopardi rape case. adnavis, later informed the legislative Assembly the ruling in the Kopardi rape case has been delayed due to the delaying tactics of the counsels representing the accused.

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