NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR VOCATIONAL TRAINING (NCVT) aims at creating opportunities for low cost, market oriented professional training with maximum practical exposure. In order emphasize on Skill Development of the deprived children, especially those with poor educational qualification and background; very few opportunities for skill development are available. Most of the existing Skill Development programmes are long term in nature. Poor and less educated children cannot afford long term training programmes due to high entry qualifications criteria and high training cost. Therefore a new framework for skill development for the informal sector has been evolved by the DGET, Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. of India under the umbrella of NCVT. Following are the highlights of the project:
If you have NCVT certificate,you can:
MES is new Scheme recently started by DGET New Delhi. The objective of the scheme is to provide vocational training to school leavers, existing workers, etc. to improve their employability by optimally utilizing the infrastructure available in Govt., private institutions and the Industry. Existing skills of the persons can also be tested and certified under this scheme.
SKILL DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE (SDI) Scheme is a five year project during which one million persons would be trained or their existing skills tested and certified under Modular Employable Skills (MES) framework. Ministry of Labour & Employment has developed MES framework for skill development for early school leavers and existing workers, especially in the un-organised sector in close consultation with industry, micro enterprises.
Ministry of labour & Employment under look development of a new strategic frame work for Skill development for early school leaves and existing workers, especially in unorganized sector in close consultation with industry, Micro enterprises in the organized sector state government experts and academic which was essential considering their educational, social and economic background.
The minimum age limit for persons to take part in the scheme is 14 years but there is no upper age limit.