Jobs would be provided to maximum number of youths: Kalraj Mishra

Union Minister Kalraj Mishra on Thursday observed that there were several problems in implementing the Prime Minister's Employment Scheme, but said jobs would be provided to the maximum number of youths by removing hurdles.

Lucknow: Union Minister Kalraj Mishra on Thursday observed that there were several problems in implementing the Prime Minister's Employment Scheme, but said jobs would be provided to the maximum number of youths by removing hurdles.

"There are several hurdles right from application to verification, but the government is insisting upon effective implementation of the programme," the medium, small and micro enterprise minister said while addressing a workshop on the scheme here.

He said that at time banks make delay in approval of the projects.

The minister said that as per the directives of the Reserve Bank of India, approval or denial has to be given in 30 days, but it has been observed that the projects were approved in around 90 days.

He said that there was delay in granting margin money to the approved claims and its disposal take two to six months.  

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