Skill Development Programme

Sponsored by: : UP Skill Development Mission, Lucknow


Features of the Scheme

OBJECTIVES :

The objectives of the scheme are:

I. To provide vocational training to school leavers, existing workers, ITI graduates, etc. to improve their employability by optimally utilizing the infrastructure available in Govt., private institutions and the Industry. Existing skills of the persons can also be tested and certified under this scheme.
II. To build capacity in the area of development of competency standards, course curricula, learning material and assessment standards in the country.

Key Features of the Scheme :

I. Demand driven short term training courses based on Modular Employable Skills (MES) decided in consultation with Industry. MES is the ‘minimum skills set’ which is sufficient for gainful employment.
II. Central government facilitates and promotes training while industry, private sector and State Governments provide training to the persons.
III. Optimum utilisation of existing infrastructure to make training cost effective.
IV. Flexible delivery mechanism (part time, weekends, full time, onsite/ offsite) to suit needs of various target groups.
V. Different levels of programmes (Foundation level as well as skill upgradation) to meet demands of various target groups.
VI. The services of existing or retired faculty or guest faculty are being utilized.
VII. Courses are available for persons having completed 5th standard.
VIII. Testing & certification of skills acquired informally.
IX. Testing of skills of trainees by independent assessing bodies, which would not be involved in training delivery, to ensure that it is done impartially.
X. The essence of the scheme is in the certification that will be nationally and internationally recognized.

Course offered at Biotech Park

Flavour, Fragrances and Perfume

  • Module No.-I: Distillation unit operator
  • Module No.-II: Solvent extraction unit operator
  • Module No.-III: Perfume taster

Course duration: 340 hrs

Agriculture

  • Module No.-I: landscaping & floriculture
  • Module No.-VI: Bio-fertilizer
  • Module No.- IX: Vermiculturing & vermicomposting
  • Module No.- 1: Entrepreneurship development in agri business (EDAB)

Course duration: 240 to 600 hrs

Target Group

MES benefits different target groups like:

  • Workers seeking certification of their skills acquired informally
  • Workers and ITI graduates seeking skill up gradation
  • Early school drop-outs and unemployed
  • Previously child labour and their families

Eligibility criteria: minimum 5th pass

Course fee: Free