More pay for weavers

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Puducherry,Nov 15 (UNI)The Puducherry administration will take steps to hike in the pay for weavers in the union territory, Chief Minister V Vaithilingam said here today.

Speaking at a weavers cooperative function at Nettapakkam near here today,he said the TamilNadu government had made an announcement regarding the revision of pay for weavers.

The Puducherry administration would also follow that state to pay weavers here on par with their counterparts in Tamil Nadu.

The Chief Minister said the administration would provide loans to the women Self-Help Groups at low rate of interest to implement several schemes.

The certificate for the waiver of crop loan through the cooperative sector to the tune of Rs.43 crore would be distributed on November 21.

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