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West Bengal Chief Minister Launches Yuvashree Arpan Scheme

The Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee has unveiled a new scheme Yuvashree Plan- II or Yuvashree Arpan to encourage entrepreneurship among youth.
West Bengal Chief Minister Launches Yuvashree Arpan Scheme

About Yuvashree Arpan Scheme:

  • Under the Yuvashree Arpan Scheme around fifty thousand Youths who have passed out of ITI or other polytechnic institutes will be eligible to get financial support of Rs. One Lakh from the state MSME department to set up their own business initiative.

About Yuvashree- I:

  • Yuvashree- I was launched by the labour department of the state of West Bengal.
  • Under the scheme, an unemployment allowance of Rs 1500 per month was provided per month to 1,00,000 unemployed youth.

Another thing to know:

  • The Chief Minister of West Bengal has laid the foundation stone for the state's first Hindi University at Arupara, Howrah.

Question:

Q. The Chief Minister of which state has unveiled a new scheme Yuvashree Plan- II or Yuvashree Arpan to encourage entrepreneurship among youth?
a. Bihar
b. Uttar Pradesh
c. West Bengal
d. Odisha
West Bengal Chief Minister Launches Yuvashree Arpan Scheme West Bengal Chief Minister Launches Yuvashree Arpan Scheme Reviewed by Shweta Kashyap on March 09, 2019 Rating: 5

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