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Ministry of Rural Development launched a Scheme Roshni to train youth in Naxal-hit areas


Author :Gulzar Ahmad

Top Picks :  2016 Current Affairs, National | India, June 2013 Current Affairs

The Ministry of Rural Development on 7 June 2013 launched a new skill development scheme designed to offer employment to tribal youth in 24 Naxal -affected districts.

The scheme, which is named Roshni is supposed to provide training and employment to an anticipated 50000 youth in the 10-35 years age group, for a period of three years.
As per the Ministry 50 per cent of the beneficiaries of the scheme will be women only.

The scheme is designed in light of the Himayat project model, which was launched in Jammu and Kashmir has been implemented in Sukma, Chhattisgarh, and West Singhbhum, Jharkand, on a pilot basis over the last 18 months.

Implementation of the Scheme Roshni

• The Scheme Roshni which is a 100-crore Rupees project that will be mutually funded by the Union and State Governments, with the Centre providing 75 per cent of the funding.
• The scheme will be implemented on a public-private basis, with private agencies providing job training and employment.
• It is worth mentioning here that the scheme has achieved success in the two districts where it was implemented on a pilot basis.

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