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Grameen Udyami Project

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Grameen Udyami Project launched in Ranchi to promote skill development and Entrepreneurship amongst the tribal youth


  • The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) in partnership with Seva Bharti and Yuva Vikas Society launched the second phase of Grameen Udyami Project in Jharkhand.
  • Under the initiative, the endeavour is to multiskill India’s youth and impart functional skills to them for enabling livelihoods.
  • The project emphasised on the involvement of tribal communities in the workforce, ensuring their holistic development to make them self-reliant and contained within their respective geographies.  
  • The project gives boost to Skill India Mission

About Grameen Udyami Project:

  • Grameen Udyami is a unique multiskilling project, funded by NSDC that aims to train 450 tribal students in Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand.
  • The project is being implemented in six states— Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Gujarat.
  • Objectives:
    • Increase in Rural/Local Economy
    • Enhance employment opportunities
    • Reduce forced migration due to lack of local opportunities
    • Conservation of natural resources
  • The training under the project will be conducted in the following Job roles which are relevant to the local economy.
    • Electrician & Solar PV Installation Technician
    • Plumbing & Masonry
    • 2-Wheeler Repair & Maintenance
    • IT/ITES with e-Governance
    • Farm Mechanization
  • The project is implemented under Sansadiya Parisankul Yojana. 

June 2024