State govt sanctions Rs 500 crore under Karma Sathi Prakalpa
| Thursday | 13th February, 2020
Kolkata: The Mamata Banerjee government has sanctioned Rs 500 crore to make urban unemployed youths self-reliant under a scheme called Karma Sathi Prakalpa.
The project is to be implemented by the state Cooperation department.
As projected, as many as 3 lakh youths will be brought under the scheme over the next three years.
Arup Roy, the state Cooperation minister, said: "Rs 500 crore has been sanctioned for the project in the next financial year."
"The project will help in ensuring the means of livelihood for the unemployed youths in the urban part of the state.