Congress Friday alleged that the Skill India Mission of the Modi government was a "massive scam" with people within the BJP and middlemen pocketing money meant for beneficiaries.
Quoting a media investigation, Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi said, "Like everything else that the Modi government does, its Skill India Mission has also turned out to be a massive scam with people within the BJP eco-system, its cronies, middlemen, touts and mafia pocketing the money for the same and listing ghost beneficiaries."
In a statement, he alleged that the mission for skilling the youth has evolved into a mechanism of "fast billing for BJP's friends".
In the name of making youth employable, the Modi government's Skill Development Ministry seems to have created a shortcut to profitable business for the unscrupulous, Mr Singhvi alleged.
He said his party demands a comprehensive impartial investigation into the irregularities and recovery of the crores of people's money "lost" due to the irregularities.
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