Chandigarh: The Haryana Women Development Corporation has so far released subsidy amounting to over Rs 3.83 crore to different banks under its education loan scheme to promote higher education among girls and women.

The scheme has benefited as many as 4325 girls and women to attain higher education in the country and 234 others to study abroad, Women and Child Development minister Geeta Bhukkal said.

The state government had started the scheme in 2007, the minister said.

Under the scheme, subsidy of five percent per annum on interest is being provided to beneficiaries to pursue higher education.


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