Directorate General of Training (DGT)

Government of India

Skill Development in 34 Districts Affected by Left Wing Extremism

The scheme was formulated in 2011 to create Skill Development infrastructure in 34 districts closer to the people of left wing extremism (LWE) affected districts.The objective of the scheme is to establish one ITI & two Skill Development Centers (SDCs) in each of 34 districts and to run demand driven vocational training courses both long term and short term to meet the requirement of skilled manpower of various sectors of economy in and around these areas, on the one hand and on the other, provide youth opportunities of decent livelihood. The cost of the scheme is Rs. 241.65 crore.

The scheme facilitates Skill training programmes  for 1000 youth in Long Term Training @ 30 per district, 4000 youth in Short Term Training @ 120 per district and train 340 youth in Instructor Training @ 10 per district.

In addition to that, infrastructure will be created for 34 Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) @ one ITI per district and 68 Skill Development Centres (SDCs) @ two SDCs per district.


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