West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday launched ‘Student Credit Card’ – a unique initiative that offers soft loans of up to Rs 10 lakh to students for educational purposes.
The scheme was approved by the West Bengal Cabinet last week, which the Trinamool Congress had promised in its election manifesto.
Through this credit card initiative, students will be able to take a loan up to a maximum of Rs 10 lakh at a simple annual fascinate rate. This will help students pursue higher education and prepare for competitive exams, said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said.
Mamata Banerjee also warned that “There should be no fraud in the introduction of ‘Student Credit Cards’ for students.” She has asked that Education Minister, Education Secretary, and Education department to be cautious at every step.
Many people are there who make fake PAN card, Aadhaar card, they will try to make fake student credit card as well. To avoid it, one must go visit the official website of West Bengal Education and apply for student credit card online.