Livelihoods

Rural poor youth to be trained for jobs by Rural Development Ministry

Decks have been cleared by the Ministry Of Rural Development to train and provide job placement for around 80,000 youth from the rural poor families across the country. Under the Ministry of Rural Development’s scheme of Special Projects under Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY) now restructured as National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM), 14 projects have been approved by the Government for skill training leading to placement of rural BPL youth in urban settings.

Government Skill Development Programs

These projects involve a total investment of about Rs. 165 crore of which 75% (approximately Rs. 125 crore) is to be funded by the Central Government. The remaining investment is to be made by the training partners or employers. These projects will cover about 80000 rural BPL youth for short term training/ skill development leading to their placement in entry level jobs in apparel, construction, computer based accounting,  security services, retail and other sectors.

National Institute of Rural Development

The Government has identified National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD), Hyderabad, NABARD Consultancy Services Pvt. Ltd. (NABCONS), Mumbai, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), or the concerned District Rural Development Agency (DRDA)  as fund routing, coordinating and monitoring agencies on behalf of the Ministry of Rural Development. The initiative will have a long lasting impact on the lives of the youth as well as their families and further the commitment of the Government towards the aam admi.

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Project Cost and Implementing Agency Details

ProjectImplementing AgencyTrades/ SectorsTotal cost (Rs. inLakh)Beneficiaries to be trained
Training of rural youth in 15 States (Bihar, Chhattisgarh, UP,Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, Orissa, WB, AP, Gujarat, Karnataka,TN,Kerala, MP, Maharashtra & Rajasthan) (Projects I & II)IL &FS Cluster Development Initiative Ltd., New DelhiConstruction2976.8015600
Long term skill training program for minority community youth in Assam, Bihar, Haryana, UP, WB, etc.-do-Retail, BPO, hospitality, facility management, Textile & Leather2227.565000
Job oriented skill based training for rural BPL youth in Eastern & Northern India (Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand Orissa, West Bengal, UP and Uttarakhand) (Projects I & II)Tally India Pvt. Ltd., New DelhiTally Accounting2976.9415600
Placement Linked Skill Development of rural BPL youth in 11 States (Maharashtra, Gujarat, TN, Karnataka, MP, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa, Bihar, Rajasthan and UP) (Projects I & II)Central Investigation and Security Services Ltd., MumbaiSecurity Guards2976.9415600
Placement Linked Skill Development of rural BPL youth in 6 States (TN, Bihar, AP, Karnataka, Rajasthan, and Orissa)Laurus Edutech, ChennaiConstruction1488.477800
Employable Skill Development and Placement of rural youth in Uttar PradeshShobhitUniversity, Meerut, UPIT, Electrical, Accounting & Retail1022.835360
Skill Upgradation program for employment in 3 States (UP, Gujarat and Assam)GSJ ENVO Ltd., New DelhiConstruction763.324000
Placement Linked Skill Development of rural BPL youth through PPP model in 3 States (Jharkhand, MP & Maharashtra)RashtriyaSaksharta Mission IT Education, New DelhiComputer Education, Accounting & Retail580.453250
Skill Development training in Handloom sector at KanukumhulaVillage of Pochamplly Mandal ofNalgonda District, Andhra PradeshPochampallyHandloom Park Pvt. Ltd., Andhra PradeshApparel564.003000
Skill Development job placement for rural youth in Akola District of MaharashtraJai BhavaniVyam Shala,Yavatmal, MaharashtraConstruction, Security guards & IT463.752500
Training SC, ST, OBC & Minority candidates for job oriented training in 9 States (J & K, Rajasthan, Assam, Tripura, Mizoram, Orissa, MP, AP & TN)Society for Information Technology Development, ChennaiIT Related377.802000
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