Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Harsh Jain September 18, 2018 11:55 am Change Font Size India is such a vast country with a population of more than 1.3 billion. Out of the total number of seats available for people to study law, national law schools and high profile private law universities constitute only a small fraction. Merely improving the quality of education in top Indian law colleges will not be sufficient. Further, national law schools and popular private colleges are very expensive, with their fees running into a few lakhs every year. Such fees are outside the reach of a huge population of India. Many students are compelled to take significant loans which need to be repaid. Therefore, to enhance the quality of legal education, it is necessary to turn focus to thousands of law colleges in small towns and mofussil areas, spread across the length and breadth of the country, by looking beyond the national law schools. For lawyers to be … [Read more...] about Legal Education : Looking Beyond National Law Schools
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BENGALURU: The number of students who were granted education loans went up by 32% in 2017-18, after a 13% dip in 2016-17 mostly owing to the category's contribution to banks' NPA. But the fact that 65% or 5.8 lakh of the total 8.9 lakh of these students being from just six states-Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra, Telangana and Maharashtra-indicates the skewed higher education prospects in the country. In terms of money, there was a 20.5% increase compared to 2016-17, when it had dipped 9% from the previous year. Again, the said states account for 60% or Rs 8,891 crore of the total Rs 14,734 crore disbursed in 2017-18. The trend for the past four years shows that the said states have consistently had the most students availing loans, and thereby, consuming most of the money (see graphic). The banks follow the model education loan scheme put in place by the Indian Banks' Association (IBA) while giving out such loans, and presently, as per the most recent revision of the scheme in … [Read more...] about Education loan takers up 32%, but 65% students from 6 southern states
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Day Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by BySteve Eder and Ben Protess July 22, 2018 CLEVELAND, Miss. — Dinesh Chawla has long run his family’s hotel business from a high-top table at a Hampton Inn on the edge of this out-of-the-way Mississippi Delta town. It used to be the kind of work that usually involved friends and neighbors. But in the year since Mr. Chawla and his brother signed a hotel deal with President Trump’s family business, he has been courted by strangers. Goldman Sachs dispatched a wealth manager in hopes of signing him as a client. And on a recent afternoon, a businessman from Florida came to discuss hotel developments, including a potential location in the shadow of Universal Studios. “I’m the same person, but people look at me in a different way,” said Mr. Chawla, whose corner office consists of a … [Read more...] about Their Father Was a Refugee in India. Now They’ve Teamed Up With the Trumps.
Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Manu Sebastian July 5, 2018 7:31 pm Change Font Size The Supreme Court admitted a Public Interest Litigation for rights of orphans and issued a notice to Central and State Governments. The PIL was filed by Poulomi Pavni Shukla, a law graduate, and also the author of the book “Weakest on Earth-Orphans of India”. The PIL seeks reservation of orphans in education and jobs, and also an extension of similar monetary benefits to them as given to children of SC/ST community. The Petitioner states that she has visited over fifty orphanages in eight States and seen the plight of orphans in India and that she has interacted extensively with a number of experts on the topic, along with officers and institutions of the Ministry of Women and Child Welfare, Government of India and six State Governments The PIL is on the premise that the Right to Equality of ‘orphans’ is violated when Government gives more … [Read more...] about Plea Seeking Reservation For Orphans In Government Jobs And Educational Institutions: SC Issues Notice To Centre, States [Read Petition]
NEW DELHI: Vidya Lakshmi is a first of its kind portal for students seeking Education Loan. This portal has been developed under the guidance of Department of Financial Services, (Ministry of Finance) , Department of Higher Education (Ministry of Human Resource Development) and Indian Banks Association (IBA). Students can view, apply and track the education loan applications to banks anytime, anywhere by accessing the portal. The portal also provides linkages to National Scholarship Portal. Vidya Lakshmi Portal provides single window for Students to access information and make application for Educational Loans provided by Banks and Govt Scholarships. The applicant must register and login to Vidya Lakshmi portal and then fill-up the Common Education Loan Application Form (CELAF) by providing all the necessary details. After filling the form, the applicant can search for Educational Loan and APPLY as per his/her needs, eligibility and convenience. Alternatively, the applicant can also … [Read more...] about Education Loan: Apply to multiple banks with just one Vidya Lakshmi form