Government Schemes for Skill Building of PwDs
|S.R||Scheme Name||Eligibility||Process to Apply|
|1||Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)||Scheme is applicable to any candidate of Indian nationality who:
Is an unemployed youth or, school/college dropouts
Possesses an Aadhaar cardand a bank account.
Any other criteria as defined by the Sector Skill Councils for respective job roles
|Any eligible candidate can get registered with any of the approved Training Providers for the approved courses. District wise Kaushal Meals are also being organized by Training Partners for mobilization and enrollment.|
|2||Apprenticeship Training Scheme (ATS)||Eligible Employers: Any establishment where trade, occupation or subject field in engineering or technology is carried out in terms of the Apprentices Act 1961 as amended from time to time.
Eligible Apprentices: Anyone who is above 14 years of age, Qualifications vary from Class VIII pass to XII class pass (10+2) system and fulfills the requirements of the Apprentices Act, 1961.
|The Regional Directors/ State Apprenticeship Advisers conduct surveys in various establishments under the Central & State Governments (Including PSUs and Private Sector) to identify seats in vocational trades for which the infrastructure is available. The Establishments advertise for registering the Apprentices. Regional Directorates and State Directorates also publish necessary information in this regard. Interested persons may approach the establishment s for registration.|
|3||Skill Development Initiative||Priority will be given to the candidates above the age of 14 years who have been or withdrawn as child labor to enable them to learn employable skills in order to get gainful employment.||The SDls aims to provide vocational training (courses based on Modular Employable Skills) to develop skilled manpower for the industry since May 2007 through a network of Vocational Training Providers (VTPs) located across the country. The scheme provides vocational training to school leavers, existing workers, ITl graduates, etc. t o improve their employability by optimally utilizing the infrastructure available in Government, private institutions and the Industry. Existing skills of the persons are also tested and certified under this scheme. Training is provided by registered Vocational Training Providers (VTPs) under the Govt., Private Sector and Industrial establishments. NCVT certification is granted under the scheme. The Scheme is implemented through Directorate General of Training.|
|4||Craftsmen Training Scheme||Candidates with Minimum age of 14 years with no upper limit||Interested candidates can apply through prescribed application form. Application from can be obtained from respective State Directorate dealing with Craftsmen Training Scheme or from the Principal of the concerned Industrial Training institutes conducting training programme under Craftsmen Training Scheme.|