THE HINDU 2 Bengal government schemes won UN awards


  • The Bengal government has won the UN’s World Summit on Information Socity (wsis) Award for this scheme.


  • The 2 schemes are the Utkarsh Bangla and Sabooj Sathi projects for youngsters.
  • Two schemes of the West Bengal government for skill development for increasing employment opportunities for 6 lakh youth every year under Utkarsh Bangla and environment-friendly bicycles to school students of Classes IX to XII under Sabooj Sathi.
  • The Bengal government has disributed nearly 1 crore bicycles.
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