‘Unemployed allowance soon’, says Kollu Ravindra

Friday, August 18, 2017

Minister for Youth and Skill Development Kollu Ravindra said today that the Ministry was preparing guidelines to offer financial assistance to the unemployed youth.

He said that Rs.500 crore was allocated and will be materialized in a couple of months. Speaking to media, he said that another two meetings would be convened to arrive a clarity over the issue. The financial assistance will be between Rs.1,000 and Rs.2,000 per month. Another Rs.500 crore will be mobilized from other departments, he said.

Countering the YSRCP campaign in Nandyal by-elections, he said that the government had taken up fee reimbursement in a big way and nearly Rs.5,000 crore was given away to SC, ST, BC and minority students. He accused Jagan of misleading the youth. Even the arrears of the previous government have been paid by the TDP.

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