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Government of India
Ministry of Tribal Affairs
27-April-2012 16:16 IST
Skill Development of Tribals

 

 

 

 

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs implements a Central Sector Scheme called ‘Vocational Training in Tribal Areas’ under which grant-in-aid is provided to the State Governments/UT Administrations and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) for running Vocational Training Centres (VTCs). The main aim of this scheme is to upgrade the skills of tribal youth in various traditional/modern vocations depending upon their educational qualifications, present economic trends and market potential. The grant-in-aid is provided for imparting training to Scheduled Tribes in VTCs to enable them to get employment/self-employment.

 

The details of number of trainees (State-wise) for which grant-in-aid has been released during the last three years and current year as under:

 

 

 

 

Number of trainees for which grant-in-aid released to State Governments

Number of trainees for which grant-in-aid released to NGOs

S.

No.

Name of State

 

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13 (as on  date)

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13 (as on date)

 

 

 Trainees

 Trainees

Trainees

 Trainees

 Trainees

Trainees

 Trainees

Trainees

1

Andhra Pradesh

0

0

800

0

0

0

0

0

2

Assam

0

500

0

0

180

100

200

0

3

Chhattishgarh

0

0

477

0

0

0

0

0

4

Gujarat

0

1300

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

Karnataka

0

0

0

0

100

80

0

0

6

Madhya Pradesh

0

1000

1000

0

0

100

0

0

7

Meghalaya

0

0

700

0

100

0

0

0

8

Mizoram

0

500

0

0

0

0

0

0

9

Nagaland

0

0

0

0

200

60

60

0

10

Tamil Nadu

0

0

0

0

0

100

0

0

 

Total

0

3300

2977

0

580

440

260

0

 

 

This information was given by the Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Shri Mahadeo Singh Khandela in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

 

PKM