Skill development & up-gradation Training Programmes
(a) Wage employment-oriented :
The TSSCCDC Ltd., has been focusing on economically viable and sustainable skill development training programmes for educated unemployed youth (18 to 45 years) under various trades like Transport, IT, Leather based, Medical services, Hospitality, Construction activities and other potential sectors. It is also ensured that placements are provided to the trained candidates in Private/Public organizations.
Under the present action plan, provision is created for implementation of placement oriented training programmes at Head Office/district level under convergence mode in coordination with EGMM & REEMAP in order to avoid duplication, and the candidates who have undergone training previously under Yuva Kiranalu / SC Corporation / any Govt agency under any trade / activity shall not be again selected.
The trades which have got maximum absorption capacity such as Business Correspondents for Commercial Banks, Poultry Contract farmers (Integrated Poultry model), Medical Services (Bed side assistance, Attendants at old age homes, Nursing, Health workers etc.,), Driving (LMV/HMV), Soft skills, English Communication skills, Animation and Networking, Construction and Sanitation activities (Mason, Plumbing etc.,) and any other viable trades based on the market potential will be given priority.
The MOU shall be entered into with the Training Partner / Institution as per terms and conditions as in the case of EGMM & REEMAP. The Institutions who have imparted trainings earlier and failed to provide proper placements shall not be entertained for further trainings. The fee structure adopted for the training course shall not be more than the fee structure adopted in the case of EGMM & REEMAP. However in respect of high value and long term trainings, the fee will be finalized in Consultation with training partners basing on the high rate of income generation employment.
Trainings programme with private institutions shall be taken up with a condition of providing placements with not less than 75% to the candidates trained with respectable monthly income towards wages. The payment to private training institutions shall be done with reference to successful placements and other conditions as prescribed in MOU in accordance with the instructions issued by this office from time to time.
Trainings programmes may be taken up with Govt. institutions without condition of placements, but efforts shall be made by the District Societies in coordination with the Government Training Institutions for ensuring the placement to the trained candidates. The self employment oriented skill up gradation training programme can be taken up in this area.
The unit cost mentioned for Training Programmes shall be taken as average cost, and District Societies should ensure that both physical / financial targets are maintained on overall. Further, on overall, minimum 70 % of the target shall be achieved under wage employment pertain to skill development / up gradation training programme.
(b) Self-Employment Oriented Programmes
Under this scheme, it is proposed to select the educated un-employed SC youth of above (21) years and below (50) years who have passed 8th class and SSC (passed/failed). And requisite technical training in the trades like mechanical (Diesel), mechanical(MV), Turner, Welder, Fitter, Electrician, AC Repairing, COPA (Computer Operator and Programming Assistant), Dress Making, Electronics, etc. will be imparted through industrial training institutes. The training shall be from 3 to 6 months and upto one year. After completion of the training programme, financial assistance will be given in the form of scheme which includes subsidy and loan either on individual basis or group basis for procurement of necessary equipment / tools duly establishing a small bunk (kiosk type) / shop-like to carry out the services for income generation. Candidates who are already trained in the above trades who are willing to start the self-employment venture shall be given the priority for sanctioning the self-employment schemes.
THE OTHER GUIDELINES ISSUED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA ON SKILL TRAINING PROGRAMME
The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment (MOSJ&E) have released instructions to State/UTs that 10% of SCA to SCSP Funds shall be spent exclusively by States/UTs on placement-linked skill training for persons belonging to SCs, as follows:
1. NSFDC has been nominated as nodal agency for monitoring the expenditure and outcomes of 10% SCA to SCSDF amount on Skill Training.
2. Minimum 4 weeks and 150 hours skill training focusing on 70% wage employment to trainees after completion of courses should be taken up.
3. The beneficiaries should be imparted with good technical skills which will fetch them wages as skilled personnel in the Industries. Their wages should be comparatively higher than what is paid by Industry to the unskilled persons.
4. Further, the States/UTs Should have a mechanism to track the trainees in employment upto a period of one year after completion of training.
5. The districts may refer to the District-wise Skill Gap Reports prepared by the National Skill Development Corporation and take up skill training only in such areas having skill shortages and good scope for wage employment
6. The details of candidates placed in jobs should be available on the State/UT website (OBMMS) with details such as trade, training dates, locations names of companies in which placed, wages / month and contact numbers of trainees as well as the company representatives. Further, these details should also be placed through a link in Ministry’s and NSFDC’s website.
7. The skill training syllabus should have provision for imparting life skills / soft skills (Personality development, communication skills, time management, stress management, conflict resolution etc.,) in addition to technical skills.
8. The districts may refer to the Secondary Data available on internet on activities of National Skill Development Agency, National Skill Development Corporation etc., and devise their strategies to achieve the targets by utilizing the existing skill training infrastructure in the areas of Construction, Para Medical, Hospitality, Automobiles, I.T, Tool Design, Food Processing etc., (Web address:nsdcindia.org)