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Jan Shikshan Sansthans

  • 06 Jun 2019
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The government has waived the fee for SC/ST candidates, who join vocational training under Jan Shikshan Sansthan.

  • Formerly under the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Jan Shikshan Sansthans were transferred to the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship in 2018.

Jan Shikshan Sansthan

  • Jan Shikshan Sansthan (formerly known as Shramik Vidyapeeth) are established for providing vocational skills to non-literate, neo-literates as well as school dropouts by identifying skills that have a market in the region of their establishment.
  • The scope of work of Jan Shikshan Sansthans (JSSs) includes the following:
    • Develop/Source appropriate curriculum and training modules covering vocational elements, general awareness and life enrichment components.
    • JSS’s are encouraged to undertake training equivalent to courses designed by the Directorate of Adult Education, National Institute of Open Schooling and Director General, Employment & Training.
    • Provide training to a pool of resource persons and master trainers for conducting training.
    • Administer simple tests and award certificates.
    • Network with employers and industries for trainees to get suitable placement
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