Kasetsart University is offering financial assistance to students of rice farming families suffering as a result of payment delays under the government’s rice-pledging scheme.
The offer was posted on the university’s website and invites students to register for assistance using copies of rice sales documents issued by officials.
Vudtechai Kapilakanchana, president of Kasetsart University, said the assistance programme had been launched because more than 7,000 Kasetsart students come from farming families. A large number of them have been affected by delays to rice payments, he said.
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