Aiming to secure the youth’s future, Chhattisgarh government has launched the ‘Berojgari Bhatta Yojana’. Under this, efforts will be made by government entities and schemes to boost the employment prospects of the state’s youth through proper training in skill enhancement.
The government, led by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, distributed Rs 112.43 crore as unemployment allowance to 1,22,625 beneficiaries’ in their bank accounts under the scheme. The state government is also providing employment-oriented training to promote self-reliance and competence among the youth, aiming to reduce dependency on the scheme and empower them to secure better employment opportunities.
The Unemployment Allowance Scheme is providing solutions through financial assistance to the state’s youth facing financial difficulties in exam preparations and other expenses. The state government is providing Rs 2,500 monthly assistance to the youth, reducing reliance on family support and empowering unemployed youths to pursue their goals.
In a significant move, the state government has signed an MoU to the tune of Rs 1,188.36 crore to upgrade and transform 36 government ITIs into Industry 4.0 Technology Hubs. The project aims to offer training in six new technical trades and 23 short-term courses, benefiting approximately 10,000 youngsters annually. With enhanced skills, these individuals can secure employment across various industries.
To further support their progress, the youth will receive the unemployment allowances and fee waivers for PSC and Vyapam competitive examinations, providing much-needed relief from financial constraints.