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Centre reimbursing education loan interest for SC, ST students
Centre reimbursing education loan interest for SC, ST students

The BJP-led central government has asked banks to submit their claims for interest subsidy on education loans availed by students belonging to scheduled caste (SC) and scheduled tribe (ST) communities, a circular from the Indian Banks` Association (IBA) states.

Cong leader in Goa opposes reservation in judicial commission

A senior Congress leader in Goa has objected to providing reservation to the SC, ST and OBC communities in the judicial commission.

Social identities have led to discrimination: Ansari

Citizens belonging to SCs, STs, religious minorities and women have suffered discrimination due to their social identities and this in turn has affected their access to resources, opportunities and even civil rights, Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Saturday said.

Bring literacy rate on par with world's leading societies: Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday emphasised on stepping up efforts toward complete eradication of illiteracy from the country with enhanced focus on improving literacy rate among SC, ST, minorities and disadvantaged sections of the society.