Employment generation coupled with improving employability is priority concern of Govt: Santosh Kumar Gangwar

Employment generation coupled with improving the employability of the youth is the priority concern of the Government. Minister for Labour and Employment Santosh Kumar Gangwar said, various steps for generating employment like encouraging private sector of the economy, fast-tracking various projects involving substantial investment and increasing public expenditure on schemes like Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme has been undertaken. 

In a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha yesterday, he said,  Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme, which is a major credit-linked subsidy programme, aimed at generating self-employment opportunities through establishment of micro-enterprises in the non-farm sector by helping traditional artisans and unemployed youth is also being implemented. 

The Hindu

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