The government of Madhya Pradesh has launched the Mukhyamantri Yuva Swabhiman Yojana to provide employment for youth.
The scheme guarantees 100 days of employment every year to urban youths from economically weaker sections (EWS)
The youth would get Rs 4,000 stipend per month and total Rs 13,500 for the 100 days period would be provided.
During this period, they would be given skill development training, so that they become independent.
The scheme defines Economically weaker sections as those whose family’s annual income is less than Rs 2 lakh and the scheme is limited to youth in the group 21- 30 years.
The government has stated that already about 1.5 lakh urban youths have registered themselves for this scheme. The government further aims to invite companies to provide full-time employment to trained youths under the scheme. The scheme has been launched by the government of Madhya Pradesh to enhance the employment opportunities for youth.