Get skilled and earn reward of Rs 10,000 from the government

Get skilled and earn reward of Rs 10,000 from the government - Hindustan Times: "A youth who has been trained by an accredited institution will be required to appear for a national skill test before getting a certificate and reward of Rs. 10,000 from the government for getting skilled.

“It is a sort of subsidy for people who are able to get proper skills,” Planning Commission deputy chairperson Montek Singh Ahluwalia said at the launch of the scheme, called student training and assessment award (Star).

The government estimates to skill a million youth with an annual cost of Rs. 1,000 crore. “I want to assure there will be no shortage of funds if more youth gets skills for employment in the industry,” Finance Minister P Chidambaram added."

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