New Delhi: After laying emphasis on Education and Health in Haryana’s Budget 2021, the Chief Minister has outlined the roadmap for empowering the youth with jobs and related opportunities.
CM ML Khattar today said that the government would provide 1 lakh jobs to youths in the next two years. He said this while addressing a gathering in Kachwa village after inaugurating development works worth Rs 351 crore.
He also exhorted the youths to sharpen their skills so that they get employment in the field of their choice.
80,000 youth got employment in 5 years
CM Khattar said that the state government is focussing its attention on generating employment opportunities for the youth. In last five years, 80,000 youths have been provided employment and in the next two years, more youth will be provided employment.
According to a press release, Khattar said the State government has taken several steps in this direction so that good education is imparted to children and to youth.
Health, Education & Skills on govt’s radar
Reading out the Budget, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday announced that students securing more than 80 per cent marks in Class 5 would be provided enhanced scholarship of Rs 6,000, and that three more medical colleges would come up in the state.
“In the next financial year, students of Scheduled Caste and backward class will be provided financial support of Rs 1 lakh or 75 per cent of the tuition fees, whichever is less, for the purpose of coaching by reputed institutes,” he said.
He allocated Rs 6,533 crore for the health sector, an increase of 23.03 per cent over the revised estimate outlay. Three new medical colleges will be set up in Yamunanagar, Kaithal and Sirsa towns, he added.