Thane, April 19 -- Prajakta Karpe, 21, is angry that despite launching Skill India and Make in India, students are not given adequate opportunities to implement their ideas.

She said to give shape to the ideas by young minds, a strong financial support is required. But, the eligibility criteria for students to get loans are not that easy.

When Karpe goes to vote for the first time on April 29, she would vote for an educated candidate who understands the importance of higher education and would make loans accessible to all.

"Startups are being encouraged in educational institutions. However, when it comes to providing loans to set up business, there are many eligibility criteria. Many find it difficult to take risks," said Karpe, student ...