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NEWS IMPULSE – MUKHYA MANTRI SAUR SWAROJGAR YOJANA| 11 OCTOBER

<p style=”margin-bottom: 8px; text-align: center;”><span style=”font-size:14px;”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><b>Source &ndash; PIB</b></span></span></span></span></p>

<p style=”margin-bottom: 8px; text-align: center;”><span style=”font-size:14px;”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><b>GS PAPER &ndash; 2 AND 3</b></span></span></span></span></p>

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<p style=”margin-bottom:8px”><span style=”font-size:14px;”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><b>Context</b> – <span style=”background:white”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:#5e5e5e”>Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat launched the MukhyaMantri Saur SwarojgarYojana for self-employment by solar energy farming at the Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali auditorium in&nbsp;</span></span></span><span style=”border:none windowtext 1.0pt; background:white; padding:0in”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”>Dehradun</span></span><span style=”background:white”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:#5e5e5e”>.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p>

<p style=”margin-bottom:8px”><span style=”font-size:14px;”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><b><span style=”background:white”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:#5e5e5e”>HIGHLIGHTS</span></span></span></b></span></span></span></span></p>

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<li style=”margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:14px;”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><span style=”background:white”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:#5e5e5e”>The aim of the scheme is to promote the production of green energy and to provide self-employment opportunities to the youth of the State and returning migrants.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:14px;”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><span style=”background:white”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:#5e5e5e”>&nbsp;Each beneficiary of this scheme will be allocated solar plants of 25 kilowatts and 10,000 people will get self-employment under this scheme</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:14px;”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><span style=”background:white”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:#5e5e5e”>With the installation of solar panels for integrated farming, fruits, vegetables and herbs can be produced on the same land.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:14px;”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><span style=”background:white”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:#5e5e5e”>Seeds of climate-based medicinal and spongy plants will be provided free of cost on the land to be set up.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:14px;”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><span style=”background:white”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:#5e5e5e”>To achieve this goal, year-wise and district-wise targets are being decided in collaboration with MSMEs. </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:14px;”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><span style=”background:white”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:#5e5e5e”>Permissible grants and benefits will be available for MSME&#39;s Mukhyamantri SwarozgarYojana.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:14px;”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><span style=”background:white”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:#5e5e5e”>&nbsp;There will be no educational qualification for this.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”margin-bottom:8px; margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:14px;”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><span style=”background:white”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:#5e5e5e”>beneficiaries can take a loan from private or national banks. Private banks will give loans for the scheme for a period of eight years at an interest rate of eight per cent.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
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