AIM AND OBJECTIVES OF UTKARSH BANGLA
To introduce a Flagship Scheme in the State of West Bengal for the entire non-institutional, non-project mode, short term Skill Development interventions to provide wage/ self-employment linked skills training to the residents of the State.
Integrating all Skill Development interventions at the State level, this scheme shall be called the “UTKARSH BANGLA 2016”.
To skill individuals to empower them to engage in wage employment or self-employment.
Leading to improved livelihood through increased earnings, and/or improved working conditions, and/or opportunities to move from informal to formal work sectors.
The skills imparted will be compliant with National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF)/ NCVT/QP – NOS and conform to prevalent National norm and Standards. The training shall be in National Council(s)/ Industry validated and market relevant skills based modules followed by assessment and certification procedures that have an all India acceptance.
FEATURES OF UTKARSH BANGLA
The Utkarsh Bangla scheme provides benefits in the form of free vocational training that would help them to gain employment and better life
Key features are to give vocational training to school dropouts by providing training ranging from 400 to 1200 hours free of charge.
Under this scheme, beneficiaries will be trained in driving, tailoring, repairing television and other electronic equipment’s, beautician courses, etc.
On successful completion, the courses beneficiaries will be given certificates.
Utkarsh Bangla scheme also ensures that the students get the opportunity of campus placements after their training.
Polytechnic and ITI training to 6 lakh students every year will be provided under the scheme
Some of the companies that will provide employment under the scheme are Samsung, Raymond, Berger Paints, Maruti Suzuki, Assocham (Gems And Jeweler), and Credai.