1800+ Individuals Trained
Skill Programme Supported by DAY NULM
DAY-NULM Skill Development Program is an ambitious program of the Hon’ble Prime Minister which aims to produce a huge number of skilled labour-force in the state. Under skill development schemes government imparts skill training to citizen by enabling them to access gainful self employment and skilled wage employment opportunities to reduce poverty and vulnerability of the urban poor households, resulting in an appreciable improvement in their livelihoods on a sustainable basis, through building strong grassroot level institutions of the poor. In this initiative of Government, LEADS is serving as an implementing agency to capacitate people with skills so that they can grow to support themselves and their household.
LEADS has provided skill development training to 760 students in both Khunti and Ranchi districts in five trades, i.e. Beauty Culture and Hair Dressing, Retail Departmental Manager, Electrical, Electronics and Fabrication. The duration of each of the trades is for approximately 6 month. In addition trainings are provided on basic soft skills improvement such as English language and fundamentals of computer. Along with that classes are also conducted on group discussion, personality development and time management to completely prepare the individuals for professional world. After successfully completion of training the candidates from each trade were awarded with certificates and the candidates have been placed in different companies, Shopping Mall, Hospitals and other places with salary ranging between INR 7000 to 16000.
Skill Programme Supported by Reliance Foundation
The programme called ‘Prayag’ aimed at upgrading the potential of the youth to make them eligible for employment and link them with various job opportunities. LEADS made a joint venture with the CSR Initiative of Reliance Communications Ltd. to empower the financially underprivileged youths in and around Ranchi district, enabling them to access gainful self employment and skilled wage employment opportunities.
Altogether 560 numbers of youths were trained in 14 batches each of which consisted of 40 students on Retail Service Management along with soft skills, such as, communication in English language, fundamentals of computer, personality development and time management which will be relevant to prepare them as per the demand of professional field and linking them with available career opportunities. Majority of the students were absorbed locally and are now earning their livelihood ranging from INR 8000 to 15000.
Skill Programme Supported by Girls Count
LEADS is promoting girls who are left behind from main stream or had to dropout from school due to poverty and many other socio-economic reasons. These reasons have not left any option other than to stay back at home without any goal or dream. LEADS has started ‘Livelihood Based Non Conventional Skill Training’to the girls from Ranchi slums and provides training on trades such as Furniture Polishing, Two Wheeler Repairing, Book Binding and Photo Framing, Security Guard, Electrical and Home Appliance Repairing. More than 200 girls have been trained and placed in different places in Jharkhand. Some of the trainees are engaged in different furniture houses, while some have been engaged in Electric and Home Appliances work. Some of the candidates have started their own enterprises which helps them in leading their life with dignity.
Skill Programme Supported by Mahindra & Mahindra
This project aims to promote the potential of the youth to make them eligible for employment and link them with various sources of income. 25 youth were trained on Motor Repairing and have been placed at various motor garages and showrooms in Ranchi. The youth were skilled with good knowledge of motor repairing and its maintenance and all of them are now earning about 7000-15000 per month and some of them has started their own entrepreneur.