How much amount has been sanctioned by the Union Government for Jammu and Kashmir’s skill development program ‘Himayat’?
[A]Rs. 1,500 crore
[B]Rs. 1,601 crore
[C]Rs. 1,745 crore
[D]Rs. 1,561 crore

Rs. 1,601 crore
The Union Government has recently sanctioned Rs. 1,601 crore for Jammu and Kashmir’s skill development programme ‘Himayat’ to train local youths in vocational courses. Under the reanimated Himayat programme, 1.24 lakh local youths from both rural and urban areas of the state would be imparted training in various job-intensive vocational courses over the next 3 years. They will be given training for 6-months, 9-months and 1- year job-oriented courses.