Cabinet approves 18 billion rupees to provide jobs for disabled

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New Delhi, Jan 17 : The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today gave its approval for the central sector scheme of providing 1 lakh jobs per annum to the persons with disabilities, with a proposed outlay of Rs.1800 crore during the 11th Plan Period.

In addition, CCEA also approved a provision of Rs.16 crore for four years for making adequate publicity of the Scheme.

The implementation of the scheme will lead to considerable social profit and goodwill as the persons with disabilities, who are otherwise in a disadvantageous position, will get regular employment in the organized sector.

ANI

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