A sum of Rs. 67.58 lakh was distributed to 3,067 unemployed educated youth in the district so far, Collector K. Maharabushanam said here on Tuesday.
Speaking at a conference and exhibition on guidelines for entrepreneurial development at Shri Sakthikailassh College Women’s College, Mr. Maharabushanam said that various assistance schemes were available for graduates to start their own business and employability assistance were also provided through Employment Exchanges.
He said that online registration for Class X and XII students were successfully carried out in the district for the past two years.
“A total of 37,916 Standard X students and 23,836 Plus Two students have registered themselves at their respective schools last year,” he added.
Deputy Director A. Latha and experts from various industries spoke.