Presentation made by DGET on 8th Aug in National Conference on

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Demand Responsive Vocational Training – New
Initiatives
Directorate General of Employment and Training
Ministry of Labour and Employment
Government of India
8th August 2014
New Delhi
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Structure of presentation
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Available pan-India network
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New paradigm
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Re-establishing brand equity of ITIs
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ITI-industry partnership framework
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Employment exchange transformed as career centres
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Industry-friendly Apprentices Act
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Employability-focused modular training
Way forward
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Available pan-India network
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Network of 11,001 Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) across the country with seating
capacity of more than 15.52 lakhs
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Approximately 70% of seating capacity in private sector and 30% in Government
ITIs
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Training imparted in 70 engineering and 63 non-engineering trades
Training in ITIs supported by 26 Training of Trainer (ToT) institutes and two specialised
institutes - Central Staff Training & Research Institute (CSTARI), Kolkata for curriculum
development and National Instructional Media Institute (NIMI), Chennai for
development of instructional material
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Vocational guidance and employment services provided through 956 Employment
Exchanges across the country
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Re-establishing brand equity of ITIs
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Curriculum as revised by Mentor Councils (with representatives from industry,
academia, Champion ITIs, CSTARI and NIMI) in 11 core sectors being implemented
w.e.f. August 2014 session
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Incubation Centres (4) and Chairs (5) being set up in premier institutions including IITChennai, IIT Delhi, IIT-Kanpur, IIT-Roorkee and ISM-Dhanbad
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Infrastructure for training of trainers in distance mode being created
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Pilot in delivery of ICT courses through Spoken Tutorial project of IIT-Bombay under
progress
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Training in semester pattern introduced in ITIs in February 2014
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First phase of ITI e-governance portal to be launched in November 2014
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E-certification for CTS courses being launched from November 2014
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Leadership and Management training of all Government ITI Principals being
conducted in premier management institutions including IIM-Lucknow, MDI-Gurgaon,
IIFT-Delhi, etc.
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ITI-industry partnership framework
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Flexible MoUs for running industry-driven courses in ITIs
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Customised industry-led courses with high employment potential (min. 80%)
brought under NCVT certification
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Detailed policy guidelines issued in July 2014
Developing Model ITIs in prominent industry clusters
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Scheme to develop one Government ITI in every State into a Model ITI to deliver
high quality training and develop effective industry relationship
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Aims to improve training quality, increase industry interaction through active
participation in IMC, attract industry to utilise infrastructure for training of its
workforce
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Urban ITIs to focus on training of unorganised workers
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Additional shifts to be run in ITIs in urban areas for skill upgradation of the
unorganised sector workers
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Employment exchanges transformed as career
centres - objectives
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Assess skills requirements at local, regional, national and international levels
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Provide counselling both to youth visiting the centres and by outreach to educational
institutions about various training, on-the-job training and job opportunities, etc.
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Youth from rural, semi urban areas as well as from disadvantaged sections of the
society to get information on training/employment options
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Connect job-seekers and employers through portal, job fairs and other mean such as
campus placement
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General gap training for college pass outs through specially empanelled training
providers
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Employment exchanges transformed as career
centres – salient features
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50 Model Career Centres to be established; few VRCs will also be transformed into
Model Career Centres for PwDs. Central support of about Rs 50 lakh each.
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States given flexibility to choose model for operating career centres (State funding,
PPP-Industry Association Sponsorship/Company Sponsorship/Pvt. Owned/Partial
Ownership, CSR funds, etc.)
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Portal for effectively delivering services of NCS being developed; advertising job &
vacancy postings, training calendar & scheduler, content on career options, candidate
registration & tracking, skill assessment and aptitude testing interfaces, etc.
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National number based call centre and helpdesk will also be integrated into NCS
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Capacity building programs for employment exchange officers to be conducted
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Outcome-based monitoring - No. of candidates/ schools provided counselling; no. of
candidates placed through various channels; job fairs conducted, etc.
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Industry-friendly Apprentices Act
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Regime of fixing seats for every trade being abolished; a band of 2.5-10% at
establishment level envisaged
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Demand based new trades, other than designated trades, may be undertaken by
establishment
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Non-engineering graduates/diploma holders also eligible for apprenticeship
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Penalties and inspections reduced and made exception-based; no imprisonment
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Ease in compliance through portal
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Establishments operating in four or more States to be managed centrally
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Small industries can aggregate apprentices through approved third parties; outsource
basic training
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Stipend to be indexed to semi skilled wages; Proposal to support MSMEs
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Employability-focused modular training
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SDI scheme being modified to provide for
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Modules with soft skill for youth/school drop out; placement tracking
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Skill upgradation modules for existing work force, special focus on modern
construction technologies
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Special programme for RPL in construction sector through cess fund
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Proposal for self-financed special modules with NCVT certification for sectoral gap
training
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Way forward
Leadership models for Industry-ITI-Career Centre collaboration
for
 Enhancing employability of and entrepreneurship in youth
 Upgradation of skills of existing workforce
 Mainstreaming informal skills
 Meeting the emerging skill needs of industry
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Thank You
Directorate General of Employment & Training
Ministry of Labour and Employment, Govt. of India
Shram Shakti Bhawan, 2 & 4 Rafi Marg, New Delhi-1
Phone: 011-23710446
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