Scheme - Training Programme

Training Programme - In order to broaden the artisan base and to maintain rather augment the human resource required in the industry, department is running 553 training centres of elementary/ advance nature having about 13,000 intake capacity. Approximately, 7500 to 8500 trainees are imparting training annually through these training centres. The duration of advanced training course is of 2 years while as the duration in respect of elementary training course is one year. The department is providing stipend Rs.700/- & Rs.500/- to each trainee’s per month in respect of advance and elementary training courses. Persons trained in these centres are being registered with the department under follow up mechanism enabling them to earn their livelihood. Handicraft sector has a great potential for employment generation.

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