N Rangasamy: Centre has determined to concede demand of statehood for Pondy | Puducherry Information

PUDUCHERRY: Chief minister N Rangasamy on Wednesday mentioned the Centre has determined to concede the demand for statehood to Puducherry.
Replying to the views of members of each the ruling and opposition blocks throughout a debate on funds for the fiscal 2021-22 within the legislative meeting, the Chief minister mentioned, “statehood is completely mandatory for Puducherry.”
He famous that a number of hardships had been skilled with out statehood standing for Puducherry.
The central authorities has determined to concede the plea for full-fledged statehood for Puducherry, the CM mentioned with out elaborating.
He additionally introduced that month-to-month help given to freedom fighters underneath a state authorities scheme as pension for the liberty fighters can be raised to Rs 10,000 from the current Rs 9000.
Rangasamy mentioned his authorities had determined to exempt college students chosen via the Centralised Admission Committee (CENTAC) for medical and engineering college students from paying tuition charges.
The federal government would bear the expenditure. The laws would get Rs 2 crores underneath Native Space Improvement scheme as an alternative of Rs 1 crore disbursed to this point.
He additionally introduced that month-to-month help given to aged press individuals can be hiked to Rs 8000 from current Rs 7500.
The internship allowance to the medical graduates can be raised from current Rs 5000 to Rs 20,000.
Rangasamy additional mentioned he has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to sanction central grants to the Puducherry funds underneath 90:10 ratio, with Centre’s contribution at 90 % of the full necessities and the territorial authorities’s share being 10 %.
Presently, the ratio was 60: 40. He mentioned loans borrowed from the Backward Welfare company by the scholars belonging to the Backward Class for his or her instructional pursuits can be waived.
All vacancies in several posts of jobs in authorities can be stuffed and police personnel can be recruited quickly.
Earlier, through the debate members belonging to each the treasury and opposition blocks wished the federal government to tone up schooling within the Union Territory.

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