National Urban Livelihood Mission HP – Poor Boy/Girls Skill Training Scheme | National Urban Livelihoods Mission Government of Himachal Pradesh
The National Urban Livelihoods Mission has been gaining tremendous popularity and success in its objectives since its official launch in many states of the nation. This game changing mission is now about to be introduced to our very own state of Himachal Pradesh to bring about betterment in the current scenario of unemployment in the state. Under this scheme, the segment of the population that will draw benefits is the part that is poor and unemployed. Due to lack of financial support many individuals never get the chance to achieve skills that can get them good paying respectable jobs in their life in later years. This leads to more workers in the below poverty line region and hence poor life cycles that keep repeating. To end this growing unemployment due to lack of skills, the number District Headquarters in the state urged the State government to take a strong initiative.
National Urban Livelihood Mission Himachal Pradesh
Subsequent to long discussions on what the best method of solving this issue can be, the Government has come up with the state wide implementation of the National Urban Livelihoods Mission. Under this mission 54 different urban centers will be selected for dispensing valuable training in various livelihood skills. The three month course will be exclusively free of cost for the financially weak segments of the society and after the three month course in training the individuals will be granted placements under the state itself. For those that are hoping to begin their own businesses or ventures in other areas, the government will also provide a loan option at minor rates of interests. The Urban Development Department has issued this notification to all the district departments for announcing the same.
Under the first phase of this scheme, many unemployed candidates achieved training under the district and gram panchayat centers. Now under the second phase, the scheme is designed to benefit will be drawn by the young and unemployed people from Nagar Panchayats and Nagar Parishads. The training centers for the National Urban Livelihoods Mission will be teamed with those that are operating in the state for providing training through Rajiv Gandhi Kaushal Vikas Yojana. These institutions will dual the task of training individuals for free under the new mission to engage more people in jobs and decrease the unemployed ratio of the nation.
National Urban Livelihood Mission Poor Boys Girls Skill Training Scheme
Myriad trades will be featuring under this scheme, each with a definite course period of three months. Upon completion of the three months training, the trainees will be subjected to a test which will test their acquired skills. Upon qualifying, the candidates will receive a certification from the state government and the mission and also a placement in the same trade vacancies in companies signed under the mission. The department is spending an estimated budget of Rs. 34888 on each candidate that signs under the mission. The eligibility standards are simple to apply. Candidates that have an annual salary less than 2 lakh per annum can apply to the nearest Nagar Panchayat for registering to the course. There is no specific age limit to applying for the scheme.
The mission will host training institutes in Mandi, Shimla, Parwanoo, Nahan, and Paonta Sahib. Total of 20 courses with a duration of 3 months training will be featured under the mission. These include training for lathe machine operator, CNC operator, Helper electrician, sewing machine operator, injection moulding machine operator, data entry operator, certificate program for food and beverage service-steward, certificate program for trainee associate, certificate course for unarmed security, taxi driver, sales associate, LMC driver, customer retention executive, tourism and hospitality, customer service executive, construction and carpentry, customer care executive.