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Madhya Pradesh govt's emphasis on self-employment of SC-ST youth

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In Madhya Pradesh, about 15 million, or 21 per cent of the state’s population, are ST

Sandeep Kumar Bhopal
The Madhya Pradesh government is laying emphasis on creating opportunities for self-employment and entrepreneurship for the youth belonging to Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs).

Industrial Policy and Investment Promotion Minister Rajvardhan Singh Dattigaon told Business Standard: “This step of the government is in accordance with the thinking of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan that our youth should become job creators. If all the facilities remain with the privileged classes, what will the SC-ST youth do? How long will they remain stuck in traditional occupations?”

“We want them to come forward and scale new heights in entrepreneurship.

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First Published: Jan 19 2023 | 4:25 PM IST

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