‘Yuvasree’ (earlier named as “Yuva Utsaha Prakalpa”) was launched on 03-10-2013 for providing financial assistance of Rs.1,500/- per month to first one lakh jobseekers enrolled in Employment Bank to enable them to enhance their employability by undergoing some education or training within the period of assistance.
He/She must be unemployed and a resident of West Bengal.
He/She should be enrolled with the Employment Bank as ‘job seeker’.
His /Her Educational Qualification should be Class VIII pass and above.
Should be between 18-45 years of age on the 1st day of April of the year in which he/she is considered under the scheme.
He/ She has not availed financial assistance /loan under any state/central government sponsored Self-Employment scheme.
Only one member of a family is eligible to receive assistance under the scheme.
The beneficiaries are required to submit a self-declaration (Annexure-III) in every six months, so as to ascertain whether the recipient is utilizing the financial assistance for the right cause and undergoing some training course/s to upgrade his/her skill and whether the beneficiary still conforms to the eligibility criteria to receive unemployment assistance under the scheme.