PM to distribute loan cheques under Kamyab Jawan Programme today
December 6, 2019
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan will distribute cheques amongst the successful applicants for Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme under the Prime Minister’s Kamyab Jawan Programme today (Friday). The Kamyab Jawan Programme had received one million applications by the youth across the country and was receiving 80,000 to 100,000 applications on daily basis which showed youth’s interest and accomplishment of the programme. The ceremony to distribute cheques will be held in Islamabad, which will be attended by PM’s Special Assistant on Youth Affairs Usman Dar, Planning Minister Asad Umar, Finance Adviser, Abdul Hafeez Shaikh and others. In first phase an amount of Rs 100 billion had been allocated for ”Kamyab Jawan Programme” to facilitate one million youth across the country. According to the programme, loan of Rs 100,000 to 150,000 will be given to the youth in the first phase. Highlighting the importance of the programme, PM’s Special Assistant Usman Dar said the programme will help the youth in setting up their businesses. PM is all set to fulfill his promise made with the youth. Earlier, special Assistant to Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar 200,000 applications of women filed as program has reserved 25 per cent quota for women. Chairing a meeting, the special assistant has reviewed progress of Prime Minister’s Kamyab Jawan programme. About one million applications for Youth Entrepreneurship scheme has registered so far, which showed its success. Meanwhile, the disbursement of loans to youth under Prime Minister’s Kamyab Jawan Programme starts this month and continue till June next year. He said that the youth is a most powerful force for transformational change. Usman Dar further said that youth can lead the way to sustainable human development, if provided with a conducive environment. He also said that 60 per cent of the population consist of youth, so its government priority to make them economically independent for the progress of the country.