The Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government will provide youths training via the Chief Minister’s Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme in order to improve their career prospects.
Apprenticeship training will be provided to youths in the government, non-government, cooperatives, corporations, Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), and private sectors under this programme.
50,000 youths would be trained as part of the Department of Micro, Small, and MSMEs’ various programmes to promote skill development and self-sufficiency.
Furthermore, 35,000 workers from the Department of Industrial Development will undergo apprenticeship training.
Apprenticeship training will be provided to 37,000 young people in 18 more departments around the state, in addition to industrial development and MSME. During their training, the youth would also earn a Rs 2,500 training allowance.
A total of 5,000 youths will be trained in Health and Family Welfare department, 1,000 in Urban Development department, 5,000 in Irrigation department, 2,000 in Secondary and Higher Education department, 400 in Rural Engineering department, 100 in Tourism department, 1,000 in Medical Education department, 600 in Vocational and Skill Development department, 1,000 in Technical Education department, 4,000 in Public Works department, 8,000 in Additional Sources of Energy departments, 800 in Transport department, 8,000 in Agriculture, Sugarcane, Horticulture and Food Processing and Cooperation department, 8,000 in of Animal Husbandry and Dairying Department, 5,000 in Housing and Urban Planning department, 160 in UP Housing Development Council, 80 in UP Project Corporation and 4,200 in Panchayati Raj department.
Under the apprenticeship scheme, a training allowance of Rs 2,500 will be given every month to the youth undergoing training. In this, Rs 1,500 per month will be given by the central government and Rs 1,000 by the state government.
The guidelines in this regard have been issued by the Chief Secretary to all the departments.
(With inputs from agencies)