Global Skill Park in Bhopal to be named after Sant Ravidas, MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan announces – The New Indian Express
BHOPAL: A series of announcements by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan marked the celebrations of Sant Ravidas Jayanti in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday. Just a day after testing positive for COVID, MP CM approached Sant Ravidas Jayanti program in Bhopal via virtual mode.
He made a series of announcements, including naming the Global Skill Park (under construction in Bhopal) after the 15and-16and saint of the century.
“Also in Global Skill Park, young people will be self-sufficient after training in various disciplines. Here, work will be revered and thousands of young people will come to learn. In this institute, young people will be trained in these disciplines, which will give them immediate employment. Naming this park Sant Shiromani Ravidas would be a real tribute to him,” Chouhan said.
“Along with this, Sant Ravidas Swa-rozgar Yojana, Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Aarthik Kalyan Yojana and Mukhyamantri Anusuchit Jati Vishesh Pariyojana Vitta Poshan Yojana will be launched to provide jobs for the youths. Community buildings in Sant Ravidas will be constructed in areas dominated by scheduled castes in each district of the state.
“Under the Sant Ravidas Swa-rozgar Yojana, loan assistance of Rs One lakh to Rs 50 lakh will be given to the youths of the planned caste for the establishment of a manufacturing unit. An interest subsidy at the rate of 5% will be granted for the project. Similarly, for the service sector and retail as well, there will be a loan provision of Rs one lakh to Rs 25 lakh in the scheme. The programs will be managed through the Madhya Pradesh State Cooperative Scheduled Caste and Development Corporation,” the CM further announced.
“Under the Mukhyamantri Anusuchit Jati Vishesh Pariyojana Vitta Poshan Yojana, a grant of up to Rs 2 crore would be given to Scheduled Caste youths for self-employment, skills enhancement, promotion and innovation. Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Aarthik Kalyan Yojana is launched with the aim of providing loans up to Rs One lakh for low cost equipment or working capital to micro, small and medium enterprises already established by the beneficiaries of the category of scheduled castes. The programs will be managed through the Madhya Pradesh State Cooperative Scheduled Caste and Development Corporation.