​Special Component-Plan​


The Social Welfare Department released Rs.100 lakhs in 1998-99 to organize Job Oriented Skill Development Training for women belonging to Scheduled Castes. The eligibility criteria for selection of women candidates was fixed as :

  • Age group: 18-45 years
  • Annual Family Income: Rs.31,952/- for rural and Rs.42,412/- for urban
  • Education qualification: dependent on skill type to be imparted Beneficiaries vary from educated unemployed to degree or diploma holders.

To provide technical skills, the Corporation identified reputed Government Training Institutions such as ATDC, NIFT, GTTC, SISI, KILT, Bowring Hospital, STEP, RUDSETI and Canara Bank training centres.

During the period of training, a stipend of Rs.300/- per month is paid to the beneficiaries. While imparting training, EDP and EAP concepts covering women empowerment issues like gender issues, women’s rights, women’s law, health aspects, various government programs, bank facilities available, etc., are covered. These programmes are instrumental in assisting self-employment and wage employment.

Some of the activities covered under the​ training programme are :

1.

Fashion design

2.

Manufacture of coir products

3.

PC Hardware assembly

4.

Wood Carving

5.

Tailoring & embroidery

6.

Repairs and servicing of electrical and electronic home 

7.

Appliances

8.

Banana leaf articles manufacturing

9.

DTP with screen printing

10.

Masonry​​

11.

Hospital ward assistant / Home health  care helpers

12.

Agarbathi manufacturing

13.

Leather garments manufacturing

14.

Computer training

15

Light motor vehicle driving training

 

Action plan for the year 2005-06 is implementing in all 27 districts which is under progress