Since it is not possible to provide jobs to all project-affected in the government sector,the state will fund education of displaced youth in private vocational training institutes to make them employable in the private sector.
CM Prithviraj Chavan said Friday such a proposal was in the works.
The government has not been able to fulfil the obligation of providing jobs to all project-affected due to their sheer numbers.
Chavan said a recent amendment to Maharashtra Project Affected Persons Rehabilitation Act,1999,had been passed by both Houses of the legislature. The amendment seeks to make women beneficiaries of compensation by adding or sister after the words every brother and daughter or daughters of each deceased brother after sons or sons of any deceased brother.