It also apprised the unemployed youth
about self-employment schemes through the distribution of DBEE's information manuals and brochures, the spokesperson said.
Giving a breakup of jobs provided to the youth, the spokesperson said out of the total 15.08 lakh jobs provided, 58,709 have been given government jobs (including contractual) and 5.70 lakh placed in the private sector and 8.80 lakh have been facilitated to take up self-employment ventures.
Referring to employment generated under the MGNREGA scheme from April 1, 2017, to June 30 this year, the spokesperson said 28.70 lakh households have been provided employment with 794.54 lakh man-days.
Meanwhile, a state employment plan 2020-22, to fill vacant jobs in government departments, boards, corporations and agencies in a phased time-bound manner has been approved by the Cabinet on October 14.
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