NBCFDC facilitates Skill Development Training to the eligible members of target group so that they may engage in developmental activities by way of self-employment or wage employment. The training is conducted in broad conformance to the Common Norms for upgradation of technical and entrepreneurial skills through Govt. Training Institutes, Sector Skill Councils constituted by Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and such reputed Training Institutes affiliated to National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and/or Sector Skill Councils (SSCs) who have entered into MOU with NBCFDC.
Training may be provided to the target group of NBCFDC who are specifically categorized and certified as under:
A. Beneficiaries should belong to either a caste categorized as OBC under State and/or Central Govt. list with annual family income below Rs. 3.00 Lakh or communities categorized as De-Notified, Nomadic & Semi-Nomadic Tribes (DNTs) or to category of Economically Backward Classes (EBCs) or Sr. Citizens or Transgender or Member of Beggars’ Community or Victim of Substance Abuse.
B. In case of OBC, the caste categorization under OBC may be confirmed to be either appearing in Centre list at website www.ncbc.gov.in or the designated State Govt. list. Annual Family income from all sources should be below Rs.3.00 Lakhs.
C. In case of EBCs, there will be no caste certificate required, however, Annual Family income from all sources should be below Rs.1.00 Lakh.
D. For compliance of annual family income as defined at b) and c) above, the Annual Family income certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the State Government or self-certified and duly endorsed by a Gazetted officer as defined by the appropriate government will be acceptable. It is explicitly clarified that endorsement by public representatives, Gram Pradhan, Sarpanch, Councilor, notaries etc. will not be acceptable.
E. In case of DNT Community, given their extremely deprived & migratory nature, exemption has been given for insistence of caste certificate, income certificate, proof of age and permanent address. In absence of this, the training providers can take undertaking in the form of self-declaration of the candidate of his/her specific caste, date of birth and address alongwith the endorsement by the local Pradhan of the Community/Cluster to this effect. It would require to be, however, confirmed by the training provider that the caste of the candidate comes under the DNT category as defined in the Annexure-VII of the DNT Commission Report. There will be no income criteria for DNTs.
F. In case of Senior Citizens, the age of person should be 60 years or above. Age should be authenticated through valid proof viz. certificate of educational qualification, Adhaar Card, Pan Card, Driving License etc. There is no caste or income criteria for Sr. Citizens.
G. In case of transgenders, exemption has been given for caste category and income limit. The member of transgender community needs to obtain certificate of identity issued by District Magistrate based on recommendation of a District Screening Committee, which will comprise the Chief Medical Officer, District Social Welfare Officer, Psychologist or Psychiatrist and a representative of Transgender community.
H. In case of Beggars, the person as defined in The Bombay Prevention of Begging Act, 1959 should be involved in any or more of these activities:
i. Soliciting or receiving alms, in a public place whether or not under any pretence such as singing, dancing, fortune telling, performing tricks or offering any article for sale;
ii. entering any private premises for the purpose of soliciting or receiving alms;
iii. exposing or exhibiting, with the object of obtaining or extorting alms, any sore, wound injury, deformity or disease whether of a human being or of an animal;
iv. having no visible means of subsistence and wandering about or remaining in any public place in such condition or manner, as makes it likely that the person doing so exists by soliciting or receiving alms;
v. allowing oneself to be used as an exhibit for the purpose of soliciting or receiving alms
I. In case of victims of substance abuse, any certificate issued by treatment clinic, Integrated Rehabilitation Centre for Addicts (IRCA) may be accepted.
J. In the case of migrant population, Income & Caste Certificates issued by their State of original domicile will be acceptable.
K. The minimum age at the time of assessment/certification should be 18 years for all categories except Senior Citizens.
Note: Eligibility criteria will be broadly as stipulated vide relevant Govt. guidelines directives issued/
communicated from time to time.
DURATION OF TRAINING :-
i) Fresh: Minimum 200 Hrs. and/or as per National Occupation Standard (NOS)
ii) Skill Up-gradation (including Reskilling, RPL): 32-80 Hrs.
AMOUNT OF GRANT-IN-AID:-
i) 100% of the total training cost or course fee of the training programme will be provided by NBCFDC.
ii) Stipend – The stipend amount @ Rs. 1000/- per month per trainee will be admissible at the end of training as per guidelines of NBCFDC and relevant paras of Common Norms, subject to availability of funds, to those trainees who qualify for stipend by having 80% and above attendance at the end of each month
iii) For reskilling & RPL payment to candidate will be as incorporated in MSDE norms.
Reskilling and Bridge Courses schemes:-
Implemented for NBCFDC target groups belonging to the category who are traditionally engaged in informal/non-formal or experiential vocation/crafts, with a view to enabling the development of the skill sets and obtaining certification in their activities at the location of their clusters so as to prevent loss of livelihood during the training.
Successful trainees may consider applying loan under NBCFDC loan schemes for self-employment.
For further information and online registration visit our website www.nbcfdc.gov.in