Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, December 25
From January 1, all candidates appearing for Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) and Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC) entrance exams will have to pay fee only once for all exams they intend to take over the next three years, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced today.
The applicants will not have to pay separate fee for separate posts, he said. After three years, the applicant would have to register again.
The CM also declared that higher education loans would be made available to those studying in Haryana institutes. The loan under the Credit Guarantee Scheme would be available at 7.5 per cent interest. In case any student was unable to repay the education loan, its repayment would be made from the Haryana Credit Fund, which has been specially created for this purpose.
Easy education loan
- Higher education loan will be made available to those studying in Haryana institutes at 7.5 per cent interest
- If a student is unable to repay the loan, it will be repaid from the Haryana Credit Fund
- Rs20,000 monthly allowance for Arjuna, Dronacharya and Dhyan Chand awardees
- Rs5,000 will be paid to Bhim awardees every month
The CM also announced to hike the monthly allowance for Arjuna, Dronacharya and Dhyan Chand awardees to Rs 20,000 per month from Rs 5,000 per month at present. A monthly allowance of Rs 5,000 has also been started for Bhim awardees. The winners of Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award will also get Rs 20,000 per month.
Speaking at a Good Governance Day event, the CM said people would be able to get their property registered at any tehsil office in their district from April 1 onwards.
The Mukhyamantri Bagwani Bima Yojana for insurance of horticultural crops was also announced. The scheme will cover 20 crops, including 14 vegetables (tomato, onion, potato, cauliflower, peas, carrots, okra, bottle gourd, bitter gourd, brinjal, green chilli, capsicum, cabbage and radish), two spices (turmeric, garlic) and four fruits (mango, kinnow, Indian plum, guava).
The cover under the scheme would be Rs 30,000 per acre for vegetables and Rs 40,000 per acre for fruits. The farmer would have to contribute only be 2.5 per cent of the sum assured.
The Chief Minister said the Town and Country Planning (TCP) Department has fixed 30-day deadline for granting change of land use (CLU) from January 1.