Presentation on theme: "1 Demand Responsive Vocational Training – New Initiatives Directorate General of Employment and Training Ministry of Labour and Employment Government of."— Presentation transcript:
1 Demand Responsive Vocational Training – New Initiatives Directorate General of Employment and Training Ministry of Labour and Employment Government of India 8 th August 2014 New Delhi
2 Structure of presentation Available pan-India network New paradigm o Re-establishing brand equity of ITIs o ITI-industry partnership framework o Employment exchange transformed as career centres o Industry-friendly Apprentices Act o Employability-focused modular training Way forward
3 Available pan-India network Network of 11,001 Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) across the country with seating capacity of more than 15.52 lakhs o Approximately 70% of seating capacity in private sector and 30% in Government ITIs o 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 Vocational guidance and employment services provided through 956 Employment Exchanges across the country
4 Re-establishing brand equity of ITIs 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 Incubation Centres (4) and Chairs (5) being set up in premier institutions including IIT- Chennai, IIT Delhi, IIT-Kanpur, IIT-Roorkee and ISM-Dhanbad Infrastructure for training of trainers in distance mode being created Pilot in delivery of ICT courses through Spoken Tutorial project of IIT-Bombay under progress Training in semester pattern introduced in ITIs in February 2014 First phase of ITI e-governance portal to be launched in November 2014 E-certification for CTS courses being launched from November 2014 Leadership and Management training of all Government ITI Principals being conducted in premier management institutions including IIM-Lucknow, MDI-Gurgaon, IIFT-Delhi, etc.
5 ITI-industry partnership framework Flexible MoUs for running industry-driven courses in ITIs o Customised industry-led courses with high employment potential (min. 80%) brought under NCVT certification o Detailed policy guidelines issued in July 2014 Developing Model ITIs in prominent industry clusters o Scheme to develop one Government ITI in every State into a Model ITI to deliver high quality training and develop effective industry relationship o Aims to improve training quality, increase industry interaction through active participation in IMC, attract industry to utilise infrastructure for training of its workforce Urban ITIs to focus on training of unorganised workers o Additional shifts to be run in ITIs in urban areas for skill upgradation of the unorganised sector workers
6 Employment exchanges transformed as career centres - objectives Assess skills requirements at local, regional, national and international levels 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. Youth from rural, semi urban areas as well as from disadvantaged sections of the society to get information on training/employment options Connect job-seekers and employers through portal, job fairs and other mean such as campus placement General gap training for college pass outs through specially empanelled training providers
7 Employment exchanges transformed as career centres – salient features 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. 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.) 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. National number based call centre and helpdesk will also be integrated into NCS Capacity building programs for employment exchange officers to be conducted Outcome-based monitoring - No. of candidates/ schools provided counselling; no. of candidates placed through various channels; job fairs conducted, etc.
8 Industry-friendly Apprentices Act Regime of fixing seats for every trade being abolished; a band of 2.5-10% at establishment level envisaged Demand based new trades, other than designated trades, may be undertaken by establishment Non-engineering graduates/diploma holders also eligible for apprenticeship Penalties and inspections reduced and made exception-based; no imprisonment Ease in compliance through portal Establishments operating in four or more States to be managed centrally Small industries can aggregate apprentices through approved third parties; outsource basic training Stipend to be indexed to semi skilled wages; Proposal to support MSMEs
9 Employability-focused modular training SDI scheme being modified to provide for o Modules with soft skill for youth/school drop out; placement tracking o Skill upgradation modules for existing work force, special focus on modern construction technologies o Special programme for RPL in construction sector through cess fund o Proposal for self-financed special modules with NCVT certification for sectoral gap training
10 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
11 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