Bihar govt to allocate Rs 100 cr annually for minorities; nods for scheme amendment
The Bihar government has decided to allocate Rs 100 crores per annum for scheme aimed at employment generation among people from minority communities, especially for those belonging to families with a modest income.
The decision was taken in a meeting of state cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
The nod was given for an amendment in the guidelines for “Mukhayamantri Alpasankhyak Rozgar Rin Yojana” (Chief Minister minorities employment loan scheme).
As per the amendment, the state minorities finance commission will be given Rs 100 crore per annum starting from the financial year 2017-18.
The eligibility is all persons who belong to minority communities and hail from families with an annual income of less than Rs four lakh. >