Goa entrepreneurial scheme named after Kurien

PTI Panaji | Updated on March 18, 2013

In a tribute to renowned social entrepreneur, late Verghese Kurien, the Goa Government on Monday rechristened the Chief Minister’s Rozgar Yojna (CMRY) after the “Father of the White Revolution“.

CMRY, the flagship scheme of the State Government, is aimed at providing financial assistance to unemployed youths to set up business. “I announce here that the scheme would be named after Kurien who created several self-employed people through the White Revolution,” Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar announced on the floor of the House, while presenting the budget for 2013-14.

He said the State Government had earmarked Rs 15 crore for CMRY, which is expected to cover 8,000 youths.

Published on March 18, 2013

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