|· Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion. (SANKALP).
||The main objectives of the project include:
· The project will be funded in three major parts (No need to memorize the amount):
1. World Bank loan assistance of Rs. 3300 crore.
2. States’ contribution Rs. 660 crore.
3. Industry contribution of Rs. 495 crore.
- Strengthening institutional mechanisms at both national and state levels,
- building a pool of quality trainers and assessors,
- Creating convergence among all skill training activities at the state level.
- Establishing a monitoring and evaluation system for skill training programs,
- Providing access to skill training opportunities to the disadvantaged sections and
- To supplement the Make in India initiative by catering to the skill requirements in relevant manufacturing sectors.
· Components :
- Setting up National Skill Certification Body.
- Set up unified National Accreditation board.
- Setting up National Skill Research Division.
- Universalization of National Skills Qualification Framework.
- Credit framework for horizontal and vertical mobility of skilled candidates.
- Development of Labour Market Information System.
- Organizing Kaushal Mart – a Skilling Resource Marketplace offering a credible platform for exchange of skilling resources of different kinds. They include Participant Handbooks, Facilitator Guides, Presentations, Videos, amongst others.
- To Develop a National Portal for trainers called Takshila.
- Entrepreneurship Development.
- Skill fund: It shall be set up as competitive challenge fund that shall provide grants to the skill developing institutions.
- Trainer & Assessor Academies will be developed.
- India International Skill Centers (IISC): IISCs are being set up to train for overseas placements.