The students securing 70% marks in the Class XII examination will also get the benefit of the Chief Minister’s Medhavi Vidyarthi Protsahan Yojna from next year. The scheme will cover all courses offered in government colleges. The income limit will be extended to Rs. eight lakh. The industries providing employment to more than hundred youth will now be given one and a half times more capital subsidy. The Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan made these announcements in Dil Se radio programme broadcast from AIR today.

The Chief Minister said that the benefit of the Chief Minister Medhavi Vidyarthi Protsahan Yojana will be given to the students in the JEE Main Examination upto 1.5 lakhs merit. The criterian of annual income of the students’ family will be increased from six to eight lakh rupees. New courses will also be covered under the scheme so that maximum number of students could get the benefit.

The Chief Minister said that the candidates who could not appear in the Patwari Examination due to some technical reasons will get a chance to appear in the examination to be held on December 29 for them. The Chief Minister informed that about 90 thousand posts in government sector will be filled. Under the Chief Minister’s Youth Empowerment Mission, 7.5 lakh youth will be trained for employment every year.

Renewed Beti Bachao Abhiyan:  Chouhan said that renewed campaign to save girl child will be launched with the participation of society in which emphasis will be given on value based education. The society should come forward to help and save daughters. He exhorted the citizens to come forward and engage themselves in cleaning their respective cities and villages. He said that the state government is celebrating the birth centenary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyayji as The Year of Welfare of the Poor. All measures have been taken to eradicate poverty. He said that eligible persons not getting subsidized ration will be issued food coupon. A poor person will not be deprived of getting subsidized ration, he added.

Shri Chouhan said that women of specially backward tribes like Saharia will get Rs. one thousand per month in their accounts for nourishment of their children. Residential plots will be provided to the houseless people. They will get financial assistance for building the house. By the end of December next year, every houseless person of the Scheduled Tribes will own their house and by 2022, every person would have a house of his own. He informed that Madhya Pradesh has topped in the country in the implementation of the Prime Minister’s Awas Yojana.

Shri Chouhan informed that Deendayal Rasoi Yojana is successfully running with the participation of the society. New pilgrimage centres have been included under Chief Minister’s Scheme for Pilgrimage. He said that the State Government has been procuring onion, urad, moong and arhar for the first time in the summer to ensure remunerative prices to the farmers. In the interest of farmers, the Price Deficit Benefit scheme has been launched. Under this scheme, the farmers who had sold their crop from October 16 to October 31 have been paid an amount of Rs.139 crores. The farmers who have sold their crop from November 1 to 30, will get incentive payment in their respective accounts between 20 and 30 December.

Become an entrepreneur:    The Chief Minister referred to a radical legislation of protecting girl child saying that that assaulting girl child will get capital punishment. He said that Aadi Shankaracharya Ekatma Yatra will be taken out from December 19 to January 22, in which soil from different parts of will be collected. A life size statue of Aadi Shankarachary will be set up at Omkareshwar. The Yatra will also spread message of Save Girl Child.

Shri Chouhan urged the youth to take benefit of Mukhyamantri Yuva Udyami Yojana, Mukhyamantri Yuva Swarozgar Yojana, Mukhyamantri Krishak Udyami Yojana, Mukhyamantri Aarthik Kalyan Yojana and those launched by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to become an entrepreneur.

Praises Young Entrepreneurs:    The Chief Minister referred to successful entrepreneurs and praise their entrepreneurship for gettting themselves employed and creating jobs for their fellow youth. He mentioned Shri Madan Singh of Satna who started his own manufacturing unit with the help of the Chief Minister’s Yuva Udyami Yojana. He makes tools that are used in rice mills. Similarly, Mrs Reena Mewara of Sehore used to be daily wage earner. Today she owns bag manufacturing unit. She is taking care of her family. Shri Surendra Singh of Bina in Sagar district using rented auto. Today he has his own auto.

design, copy writing courses in ITIs:     Responding to the queries by the youth, the Chief Minister said that design and copy writing courses will be stared in ITIs. The youth from tribal pockets will be encouraged to set up their units. Federation of Women’s SHGs will be formed for preparing nutritious food. State level fair of modern farm implements will be held.


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