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Mukhya Mantri Saur Swarojgar Yojana | uttarakhand 2020

Mukhya Mantri Saur Swarojgar Yojana

Dehradun: Mukhya Mantri Saur Swarojgar Yojana was initiated by Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat on Thursday (October 8, 2020). The Yojana aims to establish self-employment for the state’s nearly 10,000 young people.
Speaking to the media during the launch event, Rawat said, ” The beneficiaries would each be allocated 25 kilowatts of solar power plants. Under this scheme, 10,000 people will get self-employment.

Mukhya Mantri Saur Swarojgar Yojana
Targeted beneficiaries, including youths and migrants who have returned home due to the COVID-19 pandemic after leaving their jobs in different parts of the nation.
Rawat added, ” Yojana will not only provide them with jobs but also promote green energy production.”
“Uttrakhand’s Power Secretary, Radhika Jha, told  that A total of 1.5-2 nails (land measurement unit) of land and Rs 10 lakh at the rate of Rs 40,000 per unit are required to set up each of these plants, which will produce 38,000 units of electricity per year and will be purchased by Uttarakhand Power Corporation Ltd for 25 years.’

She added that cooperative banks would issue loans for a term of 15 years at an interest rate of eight percent per year to set up solar plants on private land or on leased land.

In the meantime, underlining the important role of banks in the project, Rawat asked the district magistrates to coordinate with the banks on an ongoing basis to ensure that recipients can easily obtain loans to set up solar plants.

Highlights of  Mukhya Mantri Saur Swarojgar Yojana:-

  • Uttrakhand CM Rawat said that under the scheme, almost 10,000 individuals will get employment.
  • The solar plant will produce 38,000 units of electricity annually and will be purchased for 25 years by Uttarakhand Power Corporation Ltd.
  • The cooperative banks will grant loans at an interest rate of eight percent per year for 15 years in order to set up solar plants.

Also check: Online Employment Card Renewal Uttarakhand 2020

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