On Monday, chief minister Narendra Modi relaxed the age limit criteria for government jobs. The age limit for government jobs will be increased from 25 years to 28 years. Where the criteria is 28 years, it will be increased to 30 years.
Candidates from scheduled castes, schedule tribes, socially and economically backward communities and women will continue to get relaxation of five more years from this age limit in government jobs.
Modi also announced an increase in scholarships to those students who win first, second and third prize at national level competitions from present Rs 1,800 to 2,500. The scholarships to students at school-level competitions will be increased from Rs 1,200 to Rs 2,000.