Monthly allowance provided to unemployed educated youth : Drabu

Minister for Finance, Dr. Haseeb Drabu
informed the House that the Government by
way of financial support provides a monthly
voluntary service allowance, under different
slabs, to all unemployed educated youth for
three years having educational qualification
of matriculation and above and within the
age group of 26 to 37 years in the State.
This was stated by the Minister while replying
to a question by Mr. Mohammad Akbar Lone.
He said in this regard no fresh proposal is
presently under consideration of the
In reply to another question by Mr. Vikar
Rasool, the Finance Minister informed the
House that there is no proposal to increase
the allocation of funds under BAD Pocket
Scheme for the development of backward
regions of the State.
The Minister said the entitlement under CDF
has been enhanced during 2012-13 from Rs.
1 crore to Rs. 1.50 crore per annum adding
that as present there is no proposal for its
further enhancement.
He also informed the House about the status
of decision taken in District Development
Board meetings in Ramban.
Legislators Mr. Nazir Ahmed Gurezi, Mr. Asgar
Karbalai, Mr. G. M. Saroori raised the
supplementaries and demanded the
enhancement of BAD Pocket Funds besides
inclusion of all backward areas under BP

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