Chandigarh, January 10
The Haryana Government today decided to felicitate the youth who have become entrepreneurs after passing ITI courses from government and private industrial training institutes (ITIs). The objective of this scheme is to encourage self-employment among the youth who have passed out from ITIs of Haryana.
Haryana Skill Development and Industrial Training Minister Mool Chand Sharma said that a new scheme had been approved in this regard.
Under this scheme, three best entrepreneurs at the district level will be honoured with an award having cash prize of Rs 10,000, Rs 7,500 and Rs 5,000, respectively. The awards will be presented by the chief guest on Republic Day every year.
He said of all these 66 entrepreneur award winners at the district level, three would be honoured by the CM at the state-level function on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day on July 15.
The state-level award of Rs 50,000, Rs 40,000 and Rs 30,000 will be given to the candidates adjudged first, second and third respectively.
He said that for inviting applications for this award, an advertisement would be issued by the department in October every year.