Ranchi: AISECT, which is India’s leading social enterprise working in the area of skill development, has partnered with the Directorate of the Municipal Administration under Government of Jharkhand’s Urban Development & Housing Department. Under this partnership, AISECT will provide skills-based training to 3140 candidates under the Employment through Skills Training and Placement (EST&P) component of the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihood Mission (DAY-NULM). The training will be implemented across 4 districts of Jharkhand, namely Deoghar, Dhanbad, Jhumritiliya and Ramgarh.
DAY-NULM is a national scheme whose objective is to reduce poverty and vulnerability of the urban poor households by enabling them to access gainful self-employment and skilled wage employment opportunities; through construction of strong grassroots level institutions for the poor. Various components are functional under the broad umbrella of DAY-NULM, out of which EST&P provides skills training to the urban poor to enable them in setting up self-employment ventures and applying for salaried jobs in the private sector.
AISECT started the implementation of the project in Jharkhand from 15th December at the AISECT Centre in Deoghar and will start it from December end in the other 3 districts. Short-term training of three-month duration will be conducted across 9 major sectors, namely Power & Energy, Retail, Tourism & Hospitality, Security, Automotive, Telecom, Logistics, Apparel and Capital Goods.
AISECT’s Director Mr. Siddharth Chaturvedi said, “The training will be conducted by certified trainers according to the National Skill Qualification Framework curriculum. Our aim is to not only help the beneficiaries improve their technical skills but also enhance their communication skills as well as give them relevant Industry exposure, thereby making them employable and ready to step into the professional world.”
The various job roles for which AISECT will conduct the training include Consumer Energy Meter Technician, Sales Associate, Food & Beverage Service Steward, Unarmed Security Guard, Automotive Service Technician, Customer Care Executive (Call Centre), Courier Delivery Executive Sewing Machine Operator and Fitter Fabrication. The students enrolled for a course under this program will be trained free of cost. In order to maintain quality and offer personalized attention to each candidate, training will be conducted in small batches of 20 to 30 students. Post-training, the candidates will be evaluated by third party assessment agencies appointed by the respective Sector Skill Councils.
AISECT has been a prominent skill development provider in Jharkhand since a number of years and has over 25 Skilling Centres across the State at the district, block and panchayat level areas. The organization is also implementing a number of skill development projects of the State Government. It has recently established two Mega Training Centres in Giridh and Hazaribag districts under the Deen Dayal Uppadhyay Kaushal Kendra project. Moreover, 1200 candidates were successfully trained in 2 districts of Jharkhand under the Saksham Jharkhand Kaushal Vikas Yojana. AISECT is also providing vocational education in 50 schools in the state and has trained over 2000 candidates across different training programs in Jharkhand. The Group has also established AISECT University in Hazaribag district as the first private University of Hazaribag district and the first Skills University in the State of Jharkhand.