Uttar Pradesh state government is to introduce an internship scheme for students of class 10th and 12th and those pursuing graduation. The announcement was made by the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on 9 February at a job fair organized by the Department of Labour and Employment Exchange at Gorakhpur University Internship scheme: Under the scheme, the students will be linked to various technical institutes and industries. The students who do an internship for 6 months and 1 year will be given Rs.2,500 as honorarium every month, out of which Rs.1,500 will be given by the central government and Rs.1,000 by the state government. After the completion of the internship, the government will help the youth in getting jobs. An HR cell will be created for this purpose. The state government announced that 20% of girls will be compulsorily recruited in the police department in the state so that they can contribute towards the state’s security. Also, the UP government is taking various measures to open an ITI and skill development centre in each tehsil. The centre will give a platform to the youth for their skills.