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Skill training for 2L women under Koushalya Yojana

The State Cabinet here on Tuesday gave approval to ‘Koushalya Yojana’ for women skill development. Short-term skill training will be imparted to 2 lakh women every year under this new scheme. Administrative sanction of

` 254.78 crore in the current financial year and `274.34 crore has been given for the next financial year.

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Similarly, approval has been given by the Cabinet to impart training to 1.10 lakh trainees for skill development under the Mukhyamantri Skill Development scheme. Administrative sanction of `121.50 crore for the current financial year and `132.25 crore has been given for the next financial year.

With an objective to provide communication, cash and other transaction facilities to youths through mobile application, the Cabinet has decided to give mobile in addition to the girls under the Mukhyamantri Kanya Vivah /Nikah Yojana.

The Cabinet has also decided to provide `5,000 per family every month to 108 families residing in 3 leprosy ashrams. This additional amount will be spent on residential arrangements, rehabilitation beside education and employment of children by Mahatma Gandhi Kushth Ashram-Bhopal, Kusth Seva Ashram Nanda Nagar -Indore and Karuna Sadan Kushth Nivaran Sanstha Ranapur – Jhabua aided by Social Justice and Disable Person Welfare department.

The Cabinet has given approval for creation of 23 temporary posts for proper functioning of work in State Finance Commission for its working tenure.

Furthermore, the Cabinet has declared the State Cooperative Marketing Federation Ltd. as Nodal Agency of the state for arrangements of chemical fertilisers for the period of three years from 2017-18. A Government guarantee of `850 crore has been provided by the State Government to the MARKFED for arrangements of chemical fertilisers.

The Cabinet has given an administrative sanction of Rs 384.08 crore to Dindori medium irrigation project for 9,920 hectare Rabi irrigation capacity. This project will benefit 42 villages of Karanjia and Bajag blocks of Dindori district. This project will also provide water for Rural Group Potable Water scheme.

Besides, the Cabinet has given an administrative sanction of `132 crore to develop 9,100 hectare Rabi irrigation capacity for Karanjia Micro Irrigation Canal Project. This project will benefit 38 villages of Dindori district.

The Cabinet has decided to provide additional benefit under the special rehabilitation package approved for Bansujara Large Irrigation Project of Tikamgarh district.

According to the decision addi Skill training for 2L women under Koushalya Yojana tional rehabilitation grant equivalent to 50 per cent amount of market value beside market value determined by the collector in the cases of purchase of houses with mutual consent will be payable. A total of 2,465 displaced families will get Rs 16.75 crore as additional rehabilitation grant as a result of the decision.

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