Madhya Pradesh cabinet approves 'Mukhya Mantri Sikho Kamao Yojana' for unemployed youth

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Mukhya Mantri Sikho Kamao YojanaThe Madhya Pradesh cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, on May 17 approved the 'Mukhya Mantri Sikho Kamao Yojana' for unemployed youth.

About Mukhya Mantri Sikho Kamao Yojana

  • It was decided in the meeting that the name of Mukhya Mantri Kaushal Kamai Yojana will be 'Mukhyamantri Sikho-Kamao Yojana' (Chief Minister Learn-Earn Scheme).

  • Under the scheme, at least one lakh youths will be provided training in establishments.

  • All the youth who have done 12th pass, ITI, Diploma, Graduation and Post Graduation will be eligible for this scheme.

  • After the training, the State Council for Vocational Training (SCVT) certificate will be given by the Madhya Pradesh State Skill Development and Employment Generation Board (MPSSDEGB). 

  • Prestigious industrial and private institutions of the country and the state will be connected with the scheme.

  • Establishments will be able to train student trainees up to 15 percent of their total workforce.

  • Under the scheme, youth will be taught work and in return they will be given stipend by the government.

  • Under the scheme, 12th passed trainees will be given 8 thousand rupees, ITI passed 8 thousand 500 rupees, diploma passed 9 thousand rupees and graduate passed or higher educational qualification will be given 10 thousand rupees per month stipend. 

About Madhya Pradesh

  • In terms of area, it is the second largest state of India after Rajasthan.

  • According to the Indian Forest Status Report-2021, Madhya Pradesh has the maximum forest cover in the country in terms of area.

  • 25.14% of its area is covered by forests.

  • Chief Minister - Shivraj Singh Chouhan

  • Capital - Bhopal

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