Cabinet approves youth policy


IMPHAL, Mar 11: After a long gap of 14 years, the formulation of state youth policy was approved by the state cabinet meeting convened today under the chair of Chief Minister Okram Ibobi at his official Bungalow.
The youth policy aims to benefit the people from the age of 15 to 35 years by promoting school/college sports activities and imparting vocational training to establish information research on conflict situation.
Under this policy there will be district level sports meet, inclusion of sex education and HIV/AIDS in school syllabus and conservation of wildlife and agricultural land.
The cabinet also approved the transfer of MSDP from MOBC to ADC and also the transfer of MGNREGS, BRGF, BADP, IWDP and IWMP schemes to DRDA of hill and valley districts as per the provisions of the devolution of power.The state cabinet also deliberated on the matter of increasing of motor vehicles taxes in the state. However, it is yet to be approved in another cabinet meeting.


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