Implementation of the scheme SeekhoaurKamao
Ministry of Minority Affairs (MoMA) has assigned National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) implementation of SeekhoaurKamao (Learn & Earn) scheme for union territories of J&K and Ladakh.It has assigned skill development of 10,000 candidates from the minority communities in the two union territories. NSDC, through its selection process, has assigned the training numbers to the selected Training Providers and trainings are likely to start from end February.
SeekhoaurKamao (Learn & Earn)is a scheme implemented by Ministry of Minority Affairs since 2013-14 and is aimed at skill development of minorities. The scheme entails upgrading the skills of minority youth in various modern/traditional skills depending upon their qualification, present economic trends and market potential, which can earn them suitable employment or equip them with skills to opt for self-employment.
The scheme aims to:
- To bring down unemployment rate of minorities during 12th Plan period.
- To conserve and update traditional skills of minorities and establish their linkages with market.
- To improve employability of existing workers, school dropouts etc. and ensure their placement.
- To generate means of better livelihood for marginalized minorities and bring them in the mainstream.
- To enable minorities to avail opportunities in the growing market.
- To develop potential human resource for the country.
Guidelines and Procedures for Training Partners
The Training Partners which have been selected and assigned training targets for the implementation of the scheme, may kindly refer to the documents herewith:
Standard Operating ProcedureLays down the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to be followed by NSDC in implementing the scheme.
MSDE COVID-19 GuidelinesTraining Partners need to follow the guidelines issued by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), during the tenure of the project on preventive measures to contain spread of COVID-19 in training centres. For those issues which are not addressed in the MoHFW guidelines, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) guidelines would be referred and adhered to.
MoHFW GuidelinesStandard operating procedure (SOP) on preventive measures to contain spread of COVID-19 in skill or entrepreneurship training institutions, higher educational institutions conducting doctoral courses and post graduate studies in technical & professional programs requiring laboratory /experimental work.