RAWALPINDI–Provincial Minister for Labor and Human Resource Raja Ashfaq Sarwar has said that Apna Rozgar Scheme worth Rs. 31 billion has been launched in the province through which 50,000 vehicles are being provided to unemployed youth on soft terms and Rs. 70,000 below the market rate with the markup being paid by Punjab Government.
He said that at a ceremony of balloting of Suzuki Ravi and Bolan, held at Rawalpindi in the presence of office-bearers of Chambers of Commerce & Industry, media representatives, elected representatives, Pakistan Muslim League-N office-bearers, administrative officers and representatives of civil society for providing these vehicles to unemployed persons of Attock, Jehlum, Chakwal and Rawalpindi districts on easy installments.
Provincial Minister for Labour Raja Ashfaq Sarwar inaugurated the balloting by pressing the computer key. Malik Abrar MNA, divisional and district administration along with people belonging to various walks of life were also present on the occasion.
Addressing the ceremony, Raja Ashfaq Sarwar said that PML-N government led by Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif is endeavoring for the bright future of the youth and provision of vehicles to unemployed persons on soft terms is a step towards this direction.
He said that earlier in 2011, yellow cab scheme was completed successfully and its recovery was 100 percent in Rawalpindi district. Referring to metro bus project, Raja Ashfaq Sarwar said that government has launched such programmes in transport sector as are providing best travelling facilities to the people.
He said that after completion of metro bus project, modern travelling facility will be available to the residents of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. He also appreciated the efforts of administration of Punjab Bank for completing process in a transparent manner. Commissioner Rawalpindi Zahid Saeed informed about the details of the scheme while representative of Punjab Bank informed about the method of computerized balloting.
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