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Maharashtra sop galore: Farm loan waiver, 80% jobs in pvt sector to locals

It also agreed to provide immediate relief to farmers who are suffering due to extended rains and will be given an immediate loan waiver

Uddhav Thackeray was sworn in as chief minister along with a  six-member council of ministers 	photo: pti
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Uddhav Thackeray was sworn in as chief minister along with a six-member council of ministers | Photo: PTI

Aneesh PhadnisArchis Mohan Mumbai/ Delhi
The Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi government, which took oath of office at Mumbai’s Shivaji Park on Thursday evening, has promised to enact a law to reserve 80 per cent of jobs in the private sector for “local/domicile” youths. It has also promised loan waivers for farmers.

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Jayant Patil said the law regarding job reservation would be enacted very soon and would apply to new private sector investments in the state.

The Kamal Nath-led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, the Jagan Mohan Reddy-led YSR Congress Party government in Andhra Pradesh, and some others have promised similar reservation.  

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First Published: Nov 28 2019 | 5:43 PM IST

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