Imphal, Oct. 12 (EMN): Manipur cabinet approved the “Stand Up Manipur” scheme under the existing scheme Start-up Manipur to provide subsidy and soft loans to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), OBC, women and minorities for setting up business.
The scheme will propagate business eco-system and empower entrepreneurs belonging ST, SC, OBC, women and minorities of the state, official sources said on Saturday.
Start-Up Manipur scheme was launched in March last year to unleash the potential, talents and entrepreneurship skills of the State. The scheme is being implemented with a financial assistance of INR 30 crore annually.
The House also approved the Manipur Vision 2030 Document. The State government has developed its own Vision 2030 taking into account the sustainable development goals and targets for implementation by the state.
The cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister N Biren Singh also unanimously approved the Manipur Regulation of Sale Deed Registration Rules 2019 to regulate and curtail inappropriate transfer of property.
The cabinet decided to amend the Manipur combined competitive examination for direct recruitment of section officer (Grade I & II) (Engineering department), rules, 2014.
It also resolved for the Prorogation of Eight Session of the Eleventh Manipur Legislative Assembly.
The cabinet also gave its approval for commencement of the Chief Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for civil services coaching.
Further, the House approved appointment of non-teaching staff of Manipur Technical University, setting up of police out post at the entry gate of National Sports University.