Skill Upgradation and Formation

With a view to provide know-how and guidance to rural artisans regarding complexity, periodical maintenance and efficient and economic use of prototype machines developed by the Institute, the Institute is organizing Skill Upgradation Programme covering about 17 Gujarat Coucil of Vocational Training(GCVT) approved Syllabus and imparting training to about 16000 to 17000 unemployed and partially employed youth-per annum. Beneficiaries are paid stipend at the rate Rs. 1000 per months and BPL beneficiaries are linked with Manav Kalyan Toolkits Scheme of Commissioner of Cottage Industries. The skill up-gradation programmes of the Institute are distinct in nature due to following characteristics:

  • Short duration - 1 to 2 months)
  • Full time attendance
  • Nearest to the beneficiary's residence & convenient to their time
  • More emphasis on work experienceLinkages with MKY Toolkits & VBY Loan

Criteria for Selection of Trainee
  • Age : 18 -45 Years - Willing, Interested and Enthusiastic person - Selection based on trade and Plan Scheme.
  • Education Qualification : According to trade ( if trade required reading writing knowledge than person selected accordingly)
  • BPL beneficiaries for Sagarkhedu , Van bandhu and Urban poor Yojana

List of Skill Development Training Programme
Sr. No.

Name of Training Programme

Duration (Days)

1 Clay Idol Making Training Programme    30
2 Kite and Firki Making 30
3 Eco Friendly Bag Making 60
4 Acrylic Fabrication 60
5 FRP Article Making Training Programme 30
6 Kadiakam and Plumbing Work 30
7 Natural Fiber Article Making Training Programme

45
8 Traditional Fancy leather Article Making Training Programme

60
9 Coir Article Making Training Programme

30
10 Paper Bag/Paper Packaging Article Making Training Programme 30
11 Mud work Article Making Training Programme

30
12 Clay workers Skill  Training  

30
13 Rexene Bag Article Making Training Programme

60
14 Leather Goods Making Training Programme

60
15 Leather Toys Making Training Programme

60
16 Bamboo  Article Making Training Programme 60
17 Soft Toys Article Making Training Programme 30
18 Screen Printing and Photo lamination 30
19 Sports Goods Making Training Programme

30

Physical Performance
No. Year Number of Trainee Trained & Toolkits
1 2007-08 11820 4050
2 2008-09 13279 5516
3 2009-10 17520 6167
4 2010-11 14150 3810
5 2011-12 16452 4900
6 2012-13 16038 1500
7 2013-14 16256 4418
8 2014-15 16638 5015
9 2015-16 17650 4172*