Employment Generation Subsidy Scheme

To generate new employment opportunities for skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled workers in the state

On August 4, 2021 the Haryana state government announced ‘Employment Generation Subsidy Scheme’ with the aim of generating new employment opportunities for the skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled workers in the state. This scheme was announced by Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala. Under this scheme the state government will give incentives to the industrial units giving employment to skilled, semi-skilled as well as unskilled workers of Haryana. Higher incentives will be given to the industrial units hiring SC category workers and women workers of the state. All the units from thrust sector, import substitution sector, bioenergy sector, renewable energy sector, FPO, data centres, etc will be covered as eligible for benefits under the scheme. Benefit/ incentive amount and period will be fixed by Haryana Enterprise Promotion Board.

Scheme Overview:

Scheme name:Employment Generation Subsidy Scheme
Scheme under:Haryana Government
Announced By:Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala
Date of Announcement:August 4, 2021
Direct Beneficiaries:Industrial units giving employment opportunities to skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled workers of Haryana state.
Benefit:Annual Incentives for each skilled/ semi-skilled/ unskilled worker hired
Objective:To generate new employment opportunities for skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled workers in the state.

Objectives & Benefits:

  • To provide job opportunities to the skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled workers in Haryana
  • Under this scheme incentives will be provided to the industrial units for hiring skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled workers from Haryana
  • The industrial units will get Rs. 36,000 per person per year for hiring SC category and women workers of Haryana
  • In case of thrust sector, import substitution sector, essential sector, renewable energy enterprises, data centres and co-location facility (MSMEs, large and mega projects) will get Rs. 48,000 per person per year for hiring Sc category and women workers of Haryana
  • Industrial units in B, C, D blocks will get Rs. 30,000 per person per year for hiring general category candidates
  • This scheme aims at capacity building of the workers
  • It will tend to enhance livelihood security by providing job security to the beneficiaries

Key Points:

  • Employment Generation Subsidy Scheme is announced by the Deputy Chief Minister of Haryana, Mr. Dushyant Chautala on August 4, 2021
  • This scheme is launched mainly to generate new employment opportunities for skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled workers in the state
  • Under this scheme the state government will give incentives to the industrial units giving employment to skilled, semi-skilled as well as unskilled workers of Haryana.
  • Higher incentives will be given to the industrial units hiring SC category workers and women workers of the state.
  • Units hiring SC category and women workers of Haryana will get an annual subsidy of Rs. 36,000 per person
  • Units in sectors like thrust, renewable energy, etc will get an annual subsidy of Rs. 48,000 for hiring SC category and women workers of Haryana
  • Units in the B, C and D blocks will get Rs 30,000 for hiring general category workers of Haryana
  • Incentives will be offered by the Haryana Enterprise Promotion Board wherein the board will also decide the amount and period of subsidy
  • Any cluster comprising of at least 10 units in similar business line will be treated as mega project
  • This scheme will be a two-way beneficial scheme which will benefit the industries through incentives as well as enable the new employment opportunities for the workers in the state
  • It will also contribute to reviving the unemployment situations due to the pandemic and these employments will also contribute in the development of the overall economic state in the long run.
  • This scheme will be considered in operation from January 1, 2021 wherein all the industrial units which started production from January 1, 2021 or later will be covered.
  • It will be in operation for 5 years.

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