"Prime Minster Modi should personally intervene in this matter and give a five-year exemption for Puducherry from NEET," he said.
This was one of the issues raised at the Niti Aayog meet in Delhi yesterday, the Chief Minister said, adding, others included farmers' welfare and development schemes for the Union Territory (UT).
Like Tamil Nadu, farmers in the UT were also suffering due to drought and his government had, therefore, waived cooperative loans, the Chief Minister said. Similarly, loans in banks should also be waived, he said and sought Centre's intervention in this matter.
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