Unemployment Allowance Scheme Current Affairs - 2019
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The Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee has unveiled a new scheme Yuvashree Plan II or Yuvashree Arpan to encourage entrepreneurship among youth.
Under the Yuvashree Arpan Scheme around fifty thousand Youths who have passed out of ITI or other polytechnic institutes will be eligible to get financial support of Rs One Lakh from the state MSME department to set up their own business initiatives.
The Chief Minister of West Bengal has laid the foundation stone for the state’s first Hindi University at Arupara, Howrah.
Yuvashree I was launched by the labour department of the state of West Bengal. Under the scheme, an unemployment allowance of Rs 1500 per month was provided per month to 1,00,000 unemployed youth.
Andhra Pradesh Government has approved Mukhyamantri Yuva Nestam, an unemployment allowance scheme to provide Rs 1000 per month unemployed youth in state. It was announced by Andhra Pradesh IT Minister Nara Lokesh who is also son of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu.
Mukhyamantri Yuva Nestam Scheme
The scheme aims to provide Rs 1000 per month unemployed youth in the state. The allowance will directly credited in bank accounts of selected beneficiary through biometric authentication in transparent manner. It will not be applicable to those paying provident fund.
The scheme will benefit 12 lakh youth in the 22-35 years age group from state. Registration for enrolling into scheme will start from either third or fourth week of August 2018. The website for the same will be launched in which the unemployed youth would register their details
Simultaneously, State Government impart skill development and train youth in fields of their interests. It is also planning to roll out apprenticeship programme by integrating state and central schemes through which the youth can get on-job training and upgrade their skills.