Patna, Jul 1 (UNI) In a major initiative to make women from the minorities self-dependent, Bihar government has decided to launch vocational courses the girl students belonging to minority community in the the state.
Official sources said here that under the scheme ''Hunar'', vocational course would be initiated for the 12 thousand minorities girls of the state to enable them in getting jobs in different sectors without facing much hassle passle.
The programme would be carried out by the state human resources department in joint venture with national open school under the guidance of union human resources ministry, sources added.
''More than 13,000 students have applied for the vocational training so far'', sources said adding girl students of minority community who passed the standard V level examination would be eligible to get admission in such courses.
After successful completion of the fist phase of the vocational courses, its second phase would be launched to impart training to 50,000 girl students, sources said adding Rs 5.45 Crores would be spent in this innovative venture.
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