Kudumbashree launches third phase projects of NULM Employment through Skill Training and Placement Updated On 2019-07-16
Kudumbashree Mission has launched the third phase projects of NULM Employment through Skill Training and Placement Scheme. Shri. S. Harikishore IAS, Executive Director, Kudumbashree Mission inaugurated the programme held at Government Guest House, Thycaud, Thiruvananthapuram on 11 July 2019. In the third phase, skill training would be extended to 12000 candidates in 93 urban areas in the district. Kudumbashree Mission had signed MoU with 35 training agencies for extending skill training to these candidates.
Kudumbashree Mission started extending skill training through NULM from 2016. As of now, 16,000 candidates had been given skill training. Those who have educational qualification from eighth standard upto graduation may join and avail skill training in different courses as part of the programme. Those who complete the courses of duration three to eight and half months would be given the certificate certified by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). Out of the 12,000 candidates, 5300 candidates may avail residential training. Food and accommodation would be extended free of cost to the candidates. More details of the programme would be available at the CDS offices in the respective Urban Local Bodies (ULB) or at the toll free number 155330. The trainings are being extended in 54 various courses viz., Information Technology, telecom,automotive, tourism, accounting, electronics, Ayurveda etc.
The Employment through Skill Training & Placement (EST&P) programme provide skill training of the urban poor to enable them setting up self-employment ventures and for salaried jobs in the private sector. The EST&P Program intends to fill the gap between the demand and availability of local skills by providing skill training programs as required by the market.