Employment through Skill Training and placement (EST&P)

The Employment through Skills Training & Placement (EST&P) Component under NULM is designed to provide skills to the unskilled urban poor as well as to upgrade their existing skills. The program will provide for skill training of the urban poor to enable them setting up self-employment ventures and for salaried jobs in the private sector. The mission will ensure placement for 70% of the successfully trained candidates.

What benefits does DAY-NULM offer under the EST&P component?

The entire cost of training per candidate along with travel allowance would be funded under DAY-NULM.

The trained candidates would be accessed and certified by a competent certifying agency which has acceptability in the industry. It would be ensured that these certificates would be considered as valid document for application of Enterprise loans from banks.

To provide an asset to the urban poor in the form of skills for sustainable livelihood. Apart from basic skills training course modules would include soft skills, financial literacy and information on other government schemes.

To increase the income of urban poor through structured, market-oriented certified courses that can provide salaried employment and / or self-employment opportunities which will eventually lead to better living standards and alleviation of urban poverty on a sustainable basis

Ensure inclusive growth with increased contribution of skilled urban poor to the National Economy.