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  • Steps have been taken to implement the dual system of training in ITIs in the state in collaboration with micro, small and medium enterprises and organizations.
  • 144 Mini job fairs are held at job exchanges and 11451 job offerings are given to candidates.
  • A total number of 3768 candidates are trained in 73 pre-test training programs organized under the “Study Circles Scheme” at all District Employment Exchanges in the state.
  • STRIVE (Skill Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement) : Under the STRIVE Scheme 19 Government colleges and 1 private college have been selectively upgraded to ITI levels with a grant of 29.57 crores.
  • Under the Apprenticeship Scheme, 19,955 candidates have undergone apprenticeship training in the year 2019-20.
  • NRLM Scheme has brought together 21,523 Self Help Groups, bringing together 2,79,799 poor women in the state. 14,745 Self Help Groups have been given Rs.13041.75 crores as community capital fund.
  • Under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Rural Skills Program (DDUGKY), 3699 Candidates have started skills training and 3336  Candidates have completed training. 4893 Candidates have a salary-based job.
  • 2260 self help groups for women are created and 1720 self help groups are given periodic funds of Rs.10,000 and for 67 area-level unions Rs.50,000 periodic funds are being given.
  • Through Skill Training under the employment and placement sub-unit 6792 candidates have been trained.
  • 1194 beneficiaries under the Self Employment Program sub-unit are given credit facility through banks to set up individual and 105 group businesses. Banks have provided 672 Self Help Groups with loan facilities upto Rs.1,00,000 through Credit Linkage.
  • The construction of 59 new shelters for the homeless in the state’s 5 urban local bodies has been approved for the maintenance of the existing shelters. Among these, in various urban local bodies, 45 shelter homes have provided shelter to 987 urban homeless.
  • ISRO and HAL, The reputed corporations are planning to upgrade the GTTC Service Center Bangalore’s capacity to produce spare parts for light and advanced middle combat aircraft at the cost of Rs.20 crores.
  • Under the CMKKY Scheme target of training 4480 candidates in Short term Vocational skills,  4269 beneficiaries have been trained.
  • Outreach and Motivational Training Programs are given to 10,400 candidates. 8443 candidates are given ready and study programs of  2 to 3 days.
  • To enable the youth who are discharged from Balamandirs after 21 years of age financial assistance of Rs.5000 per month, up to a maximum of 3 years, will be provided under the “Upakara” scheme. Rs. 1 crore will be provided for this purpose during the year 2020-21.
  • Arrangement will be made in Belagavi and Kalaburagi Divisions through State Road Transport Corporations to provide Vehicle Driving Training to unemployed youth (male/female) of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
  • Loan facility will be provided to the unemployed youth belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes to purchase small goods transport vehicles.
  • Along with various paramedical certificate courses, skill development training will be provided to the unemployed youth belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes by the Department of Health and Family Welfare in coordination with the Skill Development Department.
  • A revamped Talent Acceleration Programme would be initiated to upskill the students  guaranteeing placement for them in the job market; 1000 graduates will be trained in the next two years. A sum of Rs. 2 crore will be provided for this.
  • An amount of Rs.20 crore will be earmarked in 2020-21 for Chief Minister’s ‘Koushalya Karnataka’.
  • Under Public Private Partnership (PPP), Centers of Excellence will be established in Government Tool Room and Training Centre located at Belagavi, Hubli, Mangaluru, Shivamogga, Hassan, Tumkur and Harihara with an expenditure of Rs.353 crore. It is targeted to provide appointments to 12600 students in the next five years.
  • Dual System of Training will be implemented in the ITIs of the State. This programme will be implemented in association with the institutes and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.
  • The capacity of Service Centres in Government Tool Room and Training Centre, Bengaluru will be upgraded with an expenditure of Rs.20 crore for the manufacture of spare parts of Satellites, Light Combat Aircrafts (LCA) and Advanced Medium Combat Aircrafts (AMCA) required by prestigious institutions like ISRO, HAL.
  • To enable street vendors in urban areas to carry out business through mobile application and to enhance their professionalism and entrepreneurship, a software will be developed for the e-market system under the Deen Dayal Antyodaya Scheme – National Urban Livelihood Mission.
*Deputy CM was given the Skill Development ministry in February of this year.
  • Since early April, 1,147 self-help groups (SHG) operating under the State Rural Livelihood Organization – Sanjeevini have produced 13 lakh three-layer high quality masks and supplied them to the respective district administrations, local medical shops and NGOs at prices ranging from Rs. 10 to Rs. 22. Around Rs. 174.97 Crores worth of community financing loans have been provided to these groups till date.
  • Around 4,000 members of Sanjeevani led SHGs are serving as Corona warriors in the respective districts. They established community kitchens at 13 locations with the help of the district administration, to aid the poor and deprived during this period for which Rs. 6.81 Crores have been provided from the Relief Fund. 
  • In Udupi district, 38 women SHGs comprising 82 women are producing personal protective equipment (PPE) gowns while one self help group from Tumkur are doing the same.
  • Government Tool Room and Training Centres (GTTC) in Karnataka are in the process of manufacturing ‘Airflow Regulators’ an important component of ventilators needed to treat Covid-infected patients. The 15 liter capacity valve used for the treatment of small children costing Rs. 14000 and the 250 Liter capacity valve used for the treatment of adults costing Rs 20000 are being produced. Several Industrial Training Institutes and other colleges of the state are prepared to manufacture necessary equipment needed for treating the patients.