Ministry of Minority Affairs

‘Seekho Aur Kamao’ Scheme

Posted On: 09 AUG 2021 3:39PM by PIB Delhi

Seekho Aur Kamao is a skill development scheme for youth of 14 - 35 years age group and aiming at providing employment and employment opportunities, improving the employability of existing workers, school dropouts etc. In the last 7 years appx. 3.92 lakh persons have been benefitted under this employment oriented scheme. The details of beneficiary target allocated for training programmes organized by Government in the last two years under ‘Seekho aur Kamao’ scheme for skill development of minorities, State-wise is as under:

State-wise details of beneficiary target allocated under Seekho Aur Kamao scheme in the last two years

Andhra Pradesh

6358

Arunachal Pradesh

142

Assam

8210

Bihar

10209

Delhi

2752

Goa

120

Gujarat

5572

Haryana

5078

Himachal Pradesh

393

Jammu and Kashmir

14560

Jharkhand

6953

Karnataka

2530

Kerala

60

Madhya Pradesh

13445

Maharashtra

6180

Manipur

300

Meghalaya

301

Mizoram

45

Nagaland

91

Orissa

521

Punjab

11044

Rajasthan

8100

Sikkim

46

Telangana

2770

Tripura

125

Uttar Pradesh

52702

Uttarakhand

1271

West Bengal

8955

 Note: A Training target of 40,000 has been recently given to the Project Implementing Agencies for which the state-wise allocation is to be done.

The scheme ensures 75% placement, out of which 50% should be in organized sector. As per scheme guidelines, the implementing organizations will be required to establish linkages with placement services, and for the candidates interested in self employment after availing the training, the organization shall arrange easy micro finance/ loans for them through financial institutions, National Minority Development Finance Corporation (NMDFC), banks etc.

Post placement support of Rs. 2000/- per month is provided to placed trainees for two months as placement assistance.

This information was given by the Union Minister for Minority Affairs  Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

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