Andhra Pradesh Government has approved Mukhyamantri Yuva Nestam, an unemployment allowance scheme to provide Rs 1000 per month unemployed youth in state. It was announced by Andhra Pradesh IT Minister Nara Lokesh who is also son of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu.
Mukhyamantri Yuva Nestam Scheme
The scheme aims to provide Rs 1000 per month unemployed youth in the state. The allowance will directly credited in bank accounts of selected beneficiary through biometric authentication in transparent manner. It will not be applicable to those paying provident fund.
The scheme will benefit 12 lakh youth in the 22-35 years age group from state. Registration for enrolling into scheme will start from either third or fourth week of August 2018. The website for the same will be launched in which the unemployed youth would register their details
Simultaneously, State Government impart skill development and train youth in fields of their interests. It is also planning to roll out apprenticeship programme by integrating state and central schemes through which the youth can get on-job training and upgrade their skills.