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Rajasthan: Congress launches Yuva shakthi Card , promises Rs 3,500 per month for jobless youth

By Chennabasaveshwar
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    Jaipur, Sep 5: The Congress promised to grant up to Rs 3,500 per month to educated unemployed persons in the age group 18 to 30 years once it comes to power in poll-bound Rajasthan. The assembly elections in the BJP-ruled state due in December.

    Congress leader Sachin Pilot

    The youth wing of the Congress party launched the "Yuva Shakti Card" on September 1 which listed its electoral promises to unemployed youngsters in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh. The state Assembly polls are slated for later this year.

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    The card was released at a function here by MP Congress chief Kamal Nath and Youth Congress national president Keshavchandra Yadav.

    Youth Congress, tweeted, "50,000 graduates & 3,700 PhD scholars applied for 62 peon jobs! This is the reality of India's unemployed youth.

    PM Modi promised 2 cr jobs/year has been just another jumla. The youth of India will suffer nomore. IYC launches #IYCYuvaShakti to ensure employment for the youth!."

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    Among the promises listed in the Yuva Shakti card were a monthly allowance and cheap loans to unemployed youth as well as withdrawal of fees for recruitment exams held for government jobs. The Youth Congress has also promised that the fees of government colleges would be reduced while the student intake would be increased.

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