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The Union Minister for Minority Affairs announced to speed up the pending projects and schemes in the next five years thereby building a greater trust among the people. Ensuring socio-economic-educational empowerment of minorities through “3Es” Education, Employment and Empowerment was the main objective and the government is determined to achieve the goal.

“Padho-Badho” campaign to be launched across the whole country

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Overview

  • Educational infrastructure needs to be developed particularly in those areas where people did not send their daughters to schools due to socio-economic reasons.

  • Pradhan Mantri Scholarship Programme aims to provide “Pradhan Mantri Scholarship” to 5 crore students in the next five years.

  • The Scholarship programme has been made easy through DBT mode.

  • Hundred “Hunar Haats” will be organised across the country to provide market and employment opportunities to master artisians.

  • A system will also be developed to provide online platform to master artisans to sell their hand-made “Swadeshi” (indigenous) products.

  • Employment oriented skill development schemes such as “Seekho aur Kamao”, “Nai Manzil”, “Garib Nawaz Skill Development”, “Ustaad” will be made more effective to ensure skill development of 25 lakh youths in the next five years.

  • Awareness campaign will be launched across the country to make the people aware of various educational and skill development schemes of the Central Government through 100 vans. Cultural programmes, street play, short films will be part of this awareness campaign.

  • “Pragati Panchayat” will be organised across the country. Ministry of Minority Affairs has developed “people friendly” 100 per cent online system to ensure transparency in all the welfare schemes. This online system has eliminated the role of middlemen.

  • Zonal coordination meetings will be organised soon in Mumbai, Ranchi, Lucknow and Kerala where senior officials of the Minority Affairs Ministry and Ministers and senior officials of various state governments will take stock of the effective implementation of welfare schemes.

- Published/Last Modified on: August 25, 2019

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