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Nearly 2.5 lakh youth in Rajasthan availed unemployment allowance since 2019: Govt

After the commencement of the scheme from February 2019 till December 2020, 4,56,678 applications were received.

Published: 03rd March 2021 03:30 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd March 2021 03:30 PM   |  A+A-

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot (Photo | EPS)

By PTI

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan government has paid Rs 842.40 crore as unemployment allowance to 2,49,433 eligible youth under the Chief Minister Yuva Sambal Yojana since 2019.

Out of the total number of eligible unemployed youth, 1,81,286 candidates belong to general and other backward class (OBC) category, 37,234 of SC and 30,913 of ST category respectively, the government said on Wednesday in a reply to an unstarred question raised by BJP legislator Satish Poonia in the House.

After the commencement of the scheme from February 2019 till December 2020, 4,56,678 applications were received.

In its reply, the government said the maximum limit of beneficiaries in a year is 1.60 lakh with the applications of 2,15,390 candidates still pending after being found correct during scrutiny.



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