Skill Development Training

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Objective
  To provide technical, vocational and entrepreneurial training to the target group -

  • to make them self-reliant;
  • to enable them to take job employment/self employment or engage in any other income generating activities.
  • to upgrade the skills for efficient management of the units set up by the Safai Karamcharis/Scavengers and their dependants.

Eligibility

  • Safai Karmacharis/Scavengers and their dependants
  • As per the admission requirements of the training institute
  • Age group: 17-50 years or as prescribed by the concerned institute.

Financial assistance

  • Financial assistance in the form of 100%  grant  is provided, which is considered on actual basis and may vary from Institute to Institute.
  • Assistance is provided through the  Channelizing Agencies (CAs) and Central & State Govt. training agencies and training Institutions for imparting skills and entrepreneurial development of Safai Karamcharis/Scavengers and their dependants.
  • The CAs/Training Institutions should ensure, to the extent possible, that the trainees obtain loan through them under NSKFDC’s Loan schemes, under which NSKFDC provides loan for taking up income generating activities in industry, service and business sectors after successful completion of training.

Types of Training programmes:

  1. Institutional Linkages Programme (ILP)
  • Under this programme, NSKFDC establishes training linkages with the reputed training institutions in the country and arranges training in specialized trades for eligible candidates selected by them.
  • 100% of the expenditure on the training is reimbursed by NSKFDC as grant for each trainee.
  • The expenditure includes actual fee structure, tools and raw material cost and boarding and lodging charges.
  • A stipend of Rs. 1500 p.m. /per candidate is also provided by NSKFDC.
  • Duration of the training is upto 6 months.  In special cases, the duration of the training may be upto a maximum of one year depending upon the requirement of the training/course.
  1. Skill up-gradation Training Programme (STP)
  • The objective of the programme is to equip the craftsmen/artisans to the changing markets demands of their products and up-grading the skills of those traditional Craftsmen/Artisans, who have inherited the trade/occupations from their generations.  Emphasis is given to those arts and crafts, which are diminishing for lack of proper market support.
  • 100% of the expenditure on the training is reimbursed by NSKFDC as grant for each trainee.
  • The expenditure includes actual fee structure, tools and raw material cost and boarding and lodging charges(if residential programme).
  • A stipend of Rs. 1500 p.m. /per candidate is also provided by NSKFDC.
  • Duration of the training is upto 2 months
  1. Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP)
  • In order to equip the beneficiaries to set up their own business, training in entrepreneurship development is provided to prospective beneficiaries under non-residential programme.
  • 100% of the expenditure on the training is reimbursed by NSKFDC as grant for each trainee.
  • The expenditure includes actual fee structure, tools and raw material cost .
  • A stipend of Rs. 1500 p.m. /per candidate is also provided by NSKFDC.
  • Duration of the training is upto 1 month.