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    India has the 2ndlargest

    population of Labour in the World

    Yet in terms of Skilled Labour,

    India has a drastic shortage

    Shortage of Skilled Workers

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    Even though there are 17 Government

    Ministries that offer skill development

    initiatives through school education,

    institutes of higher learning andspecialized vocational training institutes,

    India lacks sufficient skilled workers as its

    existing vocational training system does

    not target the casual or informal

    workforce, which constitutes over 90% of

    The Problem

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    Indian Ministry of Labour and Employment, has amandate to train over 100 million people of thegovernments target to skill 500 million people by

    2022 The Ministry of Labour and Employment provides

    vocational training through over 8,000government-aided Industrial Training Institutes(ITIs, government run) and Industrial TrainingCentres (ITCs, self-financed)

    Put together, all ITIs across India have thecapacity to train only a million people annually,whereas close to 13 million people are being

    added to the workforce each yearAlso, the central government brought into force a

    law for nine years of compulsory education(ClassVIII). By linking education levels as basic

    requirements for vocational training, the Indianovernment has ne lected a lar e ro ortion of

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    with a Significant Casual

    Workforce(000)

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    Indias Population (15+) in 000 by

    Education

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    Construction Jobs To take up the training programme for carpentry

    skills, one needs to have formal schooleducation until standard VIII, with Science as oneof the subjects. Likewise, for plumbing and

    masonry courses, one has to have minimumclass VIII education. However, this requirement isnot suited for casual workers who are likely to beeither less educated or school drop-outs. Data onthe education profile of carpenters, plumbers and

    masons is not available but, given the distributionof population in India by education as perprevious figure, a clear inference is that thecurrent vocational training system targets less

    than 50 per cent of the entire working populationin India.

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    The Government scheme has a target to train a

    million people over five years in 1200 courses.

    Given that there are only 40 courses on

    construction, the scheme can cater for only 6,000people a year for construction jobs.

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    To set up a skills training centre at PEC

    The skills would comprise of carpentry and

    welding

    PHASE 1: Skill TrainingPHASE 2: Employment

    Our Proposed Solution

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    PHASE 1

    Training would be in 2 skills WELDING andCARPENTRY

    Training centre would be in the PEC workshops

    Training would be for 2 hrs per day in 2 batchesfor a total period of 1 month

    Each batch will consist of 10 trainees

    Selection process:

    Any interested male candidate older than 18years

    No prior education required

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    Over time payment to the Workshop Personnel.

    Trainees preferably from 1 locality, so that

    transportation can be provided.

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    PHASE 2

    Providing them with employment opportunities.

    This can be done in 2 ways :

    1) Collaborate with the contractors of PEC for

    maintenance and construction.

    2) Collaborate with private owners/construction

    firms.

    Further expansion into other skill

    development(Wall Painting, Masonry, BasicElectrical Wiring) if initial plan succeeds.

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    Cost Analysis

    Payments to workshop personnel for overtimeRs 10000 x 2 = Rs 20000

    Transportation CostRs.10000 approx

    Refreshments(tea, samosas etc.) Rs. 250 per

    day.

    Rs.5000 approx for 20 training days.

    Over Head Reserve Rs. 10000

    Total CostRs.50,000

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    By -

    Amtoj Singh Sandhu(13103063)

    Anmol Singla(13102055) Isha Adhikari(13102014)

    Jayant Doda(13102037)

    Navdeep Singh Lathar(13107009) Pulkit Sharma(13102008)

    Shubham Semwal(13108027)