Primarily a tribal state, Jharkhand is endowed with immense mineral wealth and with a very young population. The new government in the state has completely overhauled its skill development programme in order to optimize the results.
The State of Jharkhand has embarked upon the journey of making the state a Knowledge Hub in the country in coming years. Under the new leadership of Shri Raghubar Das, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Jharkhand, the state is working aggressively to put Jharkhand in the limelight of investment map globally. Along with IT, urban infrastructure, mining sector, Government of Jharkhand is also focusing on creation of quality education ecosystem. Be it School, Higher or Skill Education, Jharkhand aspires to be in top league in the country.
Jharkhand in the State Skill Development Mission Society of unemployed youth empowerment through skills development and providing employment and selfemployment opportunities. The government of Jharkhand high, operating under the Department of Technical Education and Skills Development Plan.
Jharkhand has been introduced to enable skills development plan. In the first phase, 24 districts will be trained about 4000 beneficiary. NSDC or affiliated to the SSC will be trained by the service providers. SSC sector skills training associated first state to state.
It will be non-residential training. After training and certification will be evaluated. Skills development in the state and to increase the quality of the plan is important. Employment and self-employment as well as employment counseling efforts will also be made available.
Dynamic Leadership – Stable Government
• Visionary Leadership
• Focus on promoting industrial growth & harmony
• Promoting collaboration between government & private sector
Progressive Policies- Sector Focused Policies & Incentives
• Strong policy framework
• Policies aligned to national priorities
• Fiscal and administrative incentives
• Routine review and revision of policies
• Jamshedpur – first planned city in India
• Home to India’s first integrated steel plant set-up in 1907
• Long established presence of leading industry players – TATA Steel, Bokaro Steel & Usha Martin heritage remains of the history of Technology & Industry
Resourceful Geography – Leading Mineral Producing State in India
• Endowed with vast natural resources
• Ranks 3rd in mineral production & home to 40% mineral reserves of India
• Mineral based industries categorized as thrust areas by the State
Opportunities in Jharkhand
• Forging partnership for skill development centres in existing academic institutions (Higher, Technical and ITI institutions)
• Setting up of 50 Mega Skill development centres and continuous Bidding process for selection of Training partners underway
• Big focus on “Recognition of Prior Learning” mode
- Create Industry linkages & Set-up Centres of Excellence
- Entrepreneurship Development Fund (EDF) to incubate
and scale up sustainable ideas Large role for Assessment bodies, SSCs, Employer promoted organizations to create ecosystem Digital Content development for TSPs
- Opening and Management of New Engineering / Polytechnic colleges on PPP mode (operational – 4, Recently awarded – 3)
- Industry – Academia tie-up
• MOUs to develop COEs and t-SDIs for Skill Development / Improving Quality in Technical Education
• State has received proposals from Siemens, PTC, Samsung to setup COEs
• State to provide grant to existing Private engineering colleges to improve infrastructure
New Steps taken to incentivize Skill Development in the state…
Dept. of Higher, Technical Education and Skill Development has signed MOUs with CISCO, Oracle, HP and Tata Steel to increase employability of students through soft skills and trade related (IT, Networking etc.)
Jharkhand Startup Policy 2016 highlights
• Establishment of Jharkhand Venture Capital Fund & Jharkhand Entrepreneurship Development Fund
• Central Incubation Lab (CIL) as hub in Hub & Spoke model for incubation
• Incubation centres in educational institutions
>>Jharkhand Textile, Apparel and Footwear Policy 2016 highlights
• One-time support up to INR 13,000 per employee for skill development
• Employment generation subsidy of INR 5,000 per month per worker for 7 years for capacity building of workers
– INR 6,000 for SC/ ST/ Women.