The West Bengal government on Thursday launched a scheme under which a monthly dole of Rs 1,500 will be provided to the unemployed youth in the state.
Former Gujarat Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel, who has launched a new political party after quitting the BJP on Sunday promised to take a slew of welfare measures if voted to power in the forthcoming assembly polls.
The Uttar Pradesh government will begin disbursing the unemployment allowance to applicants from July, an official said Friday.
The Uttar Pradesh government, which has fixed an age limit of 30 to 40 years as eligibility for getting unemployment allowance, Friday said it did not have any plans to reduce the age group.
Day in Pics: 30th January
Showbiz World - January 30, 2015