To reduce the unemployment rates, and for the upliftment of the BPL (below poverty line) population, an NGO, Vishvas, today finished off with a training as well as certification programme “Skill Training & Placement of Rural Youth Leading to Gainful Employment” for the BPL people from the rural areas of Udaipur, Rajsamand and Bundi, under Special SGSY (Swaranjayanti Gram Swarojgar Yojana)
100 candidates meeting the minimum requirements for the eligibility criteria were selected from these rural areas by Viashvas, and they were provided with the security guard training of one month duration, a course and certification by IGNOU. The programme was held in association with the Securities and Intelligence Services (India) ltd (SIS).
The candidates had one month of residential training at SIS Regional centre located at Debari. They were provided free lodging and food for the entire duration. All the candidates have been placed with a minimum salary of 4-6 thousand per month.
The certification programme was carried out yesterday at 9:30 a.m. for the persons who qualified both the written and the physical examinations. Mrs. Teena Kumar, Zila Parishad Udaipur, Mr. Pritam B. Yashwant, District Collector Rajsamand, Mr. Ram pal Sharma, Chief Executive officer, Rajsamand were present at the ceremony.
Vishvas is a Non Governmental Organisation which carries out such type of training programmes for people below poverty line for their proper employment and upliftment. This programme was funded by the Swarn Jayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojna, a poverty eradication plan by the Government of India.
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