Grameen Udyami Project- Phase 2

To promote skill development and entrepreneurship among tribal youth and to promote Skill India Mission, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) in partnership with Seva Bharti and Yuva Vikas Society recently launched Phase II of Grameen Udyami project in Ranchi (Jharkhand).

In the first phase of this training, participants from rural and tribal areas of Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat were included. Under which training of 157 participants in seven groups started in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh in the month of May, 2022 and about 133 participants completed the training successfully on June 27, 2022. After which its second phase was started in Ranchi.

Key Points

  • Skill development and entrepreneurship of tribal youth will be empowered through this training programme. The goal behind this training is to make India self-reliant even in rural areas.
  • The scheme, implemented by Union Minister of State Shri Rajiv Chandrashekhar and tribal MPs, aims to train 450 tribal students in Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand. For this work, especially for the tribal areas, the central government has approved a budget of 85,000 crores.
  • Another major component of this project is to provide quality education to the tribal communities so as to open up many possibilities for their development and economic empowerment of the tribal population.

Objectives of the Project

The main objective of this project is to increase the rural/local economy, increase employment opportunities so as to reduce forced migration due to lack of local opportunities as well as conserve natural resources. Currently, this project is being implemented in six states- Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and Gujarat.

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