Punjab to roll out 'Mera Kaam Mera Maan' Scheme


  • The Govt. of Punjab has decided to roll out a new scheme called 'Mera Kaam Mera Maan' which will help the unemployed youth in the state to hone their skills and increase their chances of getting a job.
  • Under the scheme, these youngsters will be given short-term skill training free of cost.
  • The scheme will be rolled out from the current fiscal on a pilot basis for construction workers and their wards.
  • A target of 30,000 beneficiaries has been proposed.
  • The scheme also provides an employment assistance allowance of Rs. 2,500 per month for a period of 12 months from the start of the training course, which will be conducted at Punjab Skill Development Mission training centers.