Raipur, 10 August
The rural youth of the State will be gifted with Chief Minister’s Employment Generation Yojana (Mukhyamantri Rojgaar Srujan Karyakram) on the historic occasion of the State Government of Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh completing 5000 days in office and Independence Day. The project will be operated by the Chhattisgarh Khadi and Gramodyog Board. It will be launched on Independence Day.
It may be mentioned here that Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh’s Government will be completing 5000 days in office on 14th August. The educated unemployed youth in the rural regions will be provided with loans to start gramodyog. Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh accepted the proposal of Board Chairman Mr. Krishna Kumar Rai to implement the scheme.
Chhattisgarh Khadi and Gramodyog Board Managing Director Mr. Alok Katiyar said that is an important scheme of the State Government. The youth who have passed fifth standard will get loans up to Rs One lakh for self-employment and for youth who have passed eighth standard will be given a loan of Rs Three lakh. The youth would have to invest only five per cent of investment rest of it will be invested by the local bank. Mr. Katiyar said that the youth would have to pay only 65 per cent of the loans in easy installments.