ESDM – Make In India Initiative

Aim:

The Scheme aims at enhancing the skilling capacities in ESDM sector through public and private sector for students/unemployed youth belonging to other disciplines by:

  • Utilizing the existing human resource who are undergoing studies in schools (IX standard onwards)/ITIs/Polytechnics/UG Colleges (non-engineering) and the school drop outs/unemployed youth by providing them with additional skills that are recognized by industry for employment in ESDM sector.
  • Encouraging new investments in training in ESDM sector by industry.
  • Facilitating evolving of process/norms for
    • Certification of various courses;
    • Providing opportunities for moving up the value chain; and
    • Recognition of institutions for conducting such courses, as per requirement of Industry in the ESDM sector

Objectives:

To provide financial assistance for facilitating skill development for 3,28,000 persons in ESDM sector by involving the States/UTs in the country for improving the employability of the students/unemployed youth

Duration of the Scheme:

The scheme will be in operation for four (04) years

Total outlay of the Scheme:

The total budget outlay of this Scheme is Rs.410.94 crore (approx) out of which the Grant-inaid would be Rs. 354.85 crore (approx).