The Scheme aims at enhancing the skilling capacities in ESDM sector through public and private sector for students/unemployed youth belonging to other disciplines by:
Utilizing the existing human resource who are undergoing studies in schools (IX standard onwards)/ITIs/Polytechnics/UG Colleges (non-engineering) and the school drop outs/unemployed youth by providing them with additional skills that are recognized by industry for employment in ESDM sector.
Encouraging new investments in training in ESDM sector by industry.
Facilitating evolving of process/norms for (i) certification of various courses; (ii) providing opportunities for moving up the value chain; and (iii) recognition of institutions for conducting such courses, as per requirement of Industry in the ESDM sector.
(I) 'Scheme for Financial Assistance to select States/UTs for Skill Development in Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) sector'
To provide financial assistance for facilitating skill development for 90,000 persons in ESDM sector by involving the States/UTs in the country for improving the employability of the students/unemployed youth.
(II) Scheme for 'Skill Development in ESDM for Digital India'
To provide financial assistance for facilitating skill development for 3,28,000 persons in ESDM sector by involving the States/UTs in the country for improving the employability of the students/unemployed youth.
Duration of the Scheme
The scheme will be in operation for four (04) years.
Specific targets to be achieved
The scheme is targeted to cover 4,18,000 candidates in all States/UTs of the country
The scheme is proposed to target the following beneficiaries:
· Students studying at
· IX/X standards and onwards
· Under Graduate (Non-Engineering)
· Unemployed youth (indicative list)
· School dropouts from 8th pass onwards
· ITI certificate holders
· Diploma holders
· Graduates (Non-Engineering)
· Registrants in Employment exchanges
Unemployed resources in the Non-formal sector