Take action to provide loans to Maratha youth soon: cabinet sub-committee

Mumbai: Three schemes have been drafted to provide loans to the youths of the Maratha community to establish their own industry. Annasaheb Patil Financial Development Corporation has been asked to formulate proposals and put it before the Sub-Committee for the sanction. So that the task of providing loan should be started as soon as possible. The cabinet sub-committee, set up to meet demands of the Maratha Morcha, instructed it.

A meeting of the cabinet sub-committee, which was set up after instruction of Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis to meet demands of the Maratha community, was held in the Mantralaya under the chairmanship of Maharashtra Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil. In this meeting, the issues which had been decided in the earlier meeting of Su-committee were also reviewed.

In the meeting of Cabinet su-committee, Mr. Patil said that for the purpose of creating jobs for the youth of Maratha community will be fulfilled as Annasaheb Patil Financial Development Corporation has recommended a scheme of the individual loan up to Rs 10 lakh and group loan up to 50 lakh under FPO loan plans. Revenue Minister also said that a proposal should be prepared and send to the Cabinet sub-committee for approval within a week. Mr. Patil also asked to implement the government decision to simplify the complicated process of making of OBC certificate, so that the certificate could be obtain easily. In a meeting of the Cabinet sub-committee, the necessary instructions were given that the efforts should be made to get the certificates in a simple manner.

The issues of providing accommodation facilities to the students of Maratha community were also discussed in the meeting of the sub-committee. Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil also asked to take up the issue of hostel rent of Maratha student with finance ministry and make the decision as early as possible in this regard.

The skill development program will be implemented for the youths of Maratha community to create self employment for them. The skill development program related to the farming business will be executed on a mass scale and 45 thousand persons will be trained individually. The union government has approved this initiative and the implementation of this project will be started. Anyway, the final decision will be taken next week in the meeting of the sub-committee. Committee members Sahakar Mantri Subhash Deshmukh, Education Minister Vinod Tawde, Skills Development Minister Sambhaji Patil and Nilangekar were present.