Yuva Nidhi scheme online registration process begins in Karnataka, registered youths to get unemployment allowance every month. A new initiative namely “Yuva Nidhi Yojana” has been launched by Karnataka government.
Under this Yuva Nidhi scheme, govt. would provide financial assistance of up to Rs. 3000 per month to unemployed youths who are either bachelor degree or diploma holder till the time they get a job. The financial assistance in the Yuva Nidhi scheme would be helpful for youths to search a good job for themselves without worrying about expenses.
To avail the benefits of Yuva Nidhi scheme, applicant must be registered as unemployed either in the nearby employment exchange (offline) or in state govt’s database of unemployed persons (online).
Yuva Nidhi Scheme – Latest Update
Yuva Nidhi Scheme Registration:
The registration for the fifth and final poll guarantee, ‘Yuva Nidhi,’ begins on December 26, as announced by Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. This initiative, with a dedicated budget of Rs. 250 crores, is designed to extend unemployment assistance to graduates and diploma holders.
Allowances Distribution and Commencement:
Starting on January 12, the government will initiate the distribution of allowances. This date coincides with the celebration of National Youth Day, honoring Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary. This scheme reflects the state’s commitment to supporting and empowering its youth population.
About Karnataka Yuva Nidhi Scheme 2024
Newly elected CM of Karnataka, Siddaramaiah, said “our government will provide unemployment allowance to all youths who are either bachelor degree holder or diploma holder and are searching employment opportunity as per their qualification”.
|Name of Scheme
|Yuva Nidhi Scheme
|ಯುವ ನಿಧಿ ಯೋಜನೆ
|Unemployment allowance to youths seeking employment opportunities
|All unemployed youths of Karnataka state having bachelor degree or diploma certificate
|Who announced it
|Sh. Rahul Gandhi (before Karnataka state assembly elections)
|26 December 2023
Yuva Nidhi Yojna Amount
Under Yuva Nidhi Scheme, unemployment allowance will be given to the youth of Karnataka according to their education qualification as mentioned below:-
- Rs. 3000 per month for unemployed graduate (who have bachelor’s degree)
- Rs. 1500 per month for unemployed diploma holders.
Karnataka Yuva Nidhi Yojana Apply Online
STEP 1: To apply for Yuva Nidhi scheme, firstly go to the Seva Sindhu portal – https://sevasindhu.karnataka.gov.in/Sevasindhu/English
STEP 2: If you are a new user, click “New User Register Here” link to make registration at sevasindhu portal first.
STEP 3: Here you can enter aadhaar number, captcha and click “Next” button. Then you will have to enter OTP received on your aadhar linked mobile number.
STEP 4: After validation, you can proceed to apply online for yuva nidhi yojana by entering email ID, mobile number, password, captcha and clicking “Submit” button in the opened registration form.
STEP 5: Next you can make login using mobile number, OTP/password.
STEP 6: Next Seva Sindhu dashboard will open. Click at “Apply for Services” link or “View all available services” link.
STEP 7: Then find Yuva Nidhi Yojana service by entering “Yuva” in search box. Then fill Yuva Nidhi scheme Karnataka application form and submit it.
Eligibility Criteria for Yuva Nidhi Scheme
Interested candidates who want to apply for Yuva Nidhi Scheme shall have to fulfill the eligibility criteria as mentioned here:-
- Applicant youth must be permanent citizen of Karnataka state.
- Candidate must be unemployed.
- They must have completed their degree or diploma in 2022-2023.
- Aadhaar must be linked to the applicant’s bank account to benefit from this scheme.
- Students pursuing higher education, receiving apprentice salaries, or working in the private or government sectors do not qualify.
- Self-employed individuals who have availed loans through state, central schemes, or banks are not eligible.
- Candidate must hold a bachelor degree or diploma certificate.
- Both male and female candidates can apply for Yuva Nidhi.
- All the official documents of educational qualifications must be present.
Karnataka Yuva Nidhi Scheme – List of Documents Required
- Aadhar card
- Ration card
- Educational qualification documents
- Passport size photographs
- Bank account passbook
- Active mobile number
Yuva Nidhi Scheme Application Form PDF
The application form in PDF format for the Yuva Nidhi Scheme is not available because the applications are invited through the online mode only using the official sevasindhugs.karnataka.gov.in portal of Karnataka Government.
However, you can visit the nearest Employment Exchange in Karnataka to know about the application procedure of the scheme or visit the nearest Seva Sindhu Center.
The complete details of online application for Yuva Nidhi Scheme are already given above.
Karnataka Unemployment Allowance Guidelines
Under Yuva Nidhi Scheme, the government will provide Rs 3,000 every month to graduates and Rs 1,500 to diploma holders for two years if they remain unemployed for six months after graduation. As per the government order, graduates and diploma holders of Karnataka domicile should apply through the Seva Sindhu portal with a self-declaration if they remain unemployed for six months. The state will start transferring the amount to their bank accounts for 2 years.
“In case the beneficiary gets a job before two years, the assistance will stop. Those who fail to declare and continue to avail the benefit will be penalised,” the order said. The government also issued an order pertaining to implementation of Anna Bhagya scheme under which every member of BPL families and Antyodaya card holders will get 10 kg rice per month free.