E S D M

We are also running Scheme for Financial Assistance to selected States/UTs for Skill Development in Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) sector.

We also aim to equip non-college- bound high school graduates with sufficient work-skills to command family supporting wages. What we see around us in the fast-growing Indian economy is a veritable paradox. While employment avenues are increasing rapidly, they are not being filled by people with compatible skill-sets. Unemployment, therefore, continues to rise inexorably. The result is perpetuation of poverty, right in the midst of opportunity, so in this end we are running a skill development program (ESDM). The Scheme is proposed to target students studying at IX/X standard onwards, ITI, Polytechnic, under-graduate (non-engineering) and also unemployed youth who are school dropouts from 8th pass onwards, ITI Certificate or Diploma holders, graduates from non-engineering background.

(I) Scheme for Financial Assistance to select States/UTs for Skill Development in Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) sector

To provide financial assistance for facilitating skill development for 90,000 persons in ESDM sector by involving the States/UTs in the country for improving the employability of the students/unemployed youth.

(II) Scheme for ‘Skill Development in ESDM for Digital India’

To provide financial assistance for facilitating skill development for 3,28,000 persons in ESDM sector by involving the States/UTs in the country for improving the employability of the students/unemployed youth.

(III) Duration of the Scheme

The scheme will be in operation for four (04) years.

(IV) Specific targets to be achieved

• The scheme is targeted to cover 4,18,000 candidates in all States/UTs of the country
• The scheme is proposed to target the following beneficiaries:
• Students studying at

  • IX/X standards onwards
  • ITIs
  • Polytechnics
  • Under Graduate (Non-Engineering)

Unemployed youth (indicative list)

  • School dropouts from 8th Pass onwards
  • ITI Certificate Holders
  • Diploma holders
  • Graduates(non-engineering)
  • Registrants in Employment Exchanges
  • Unemployed resources in the Non-formal Sector

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