Departmental Man Power Training Schemes
The Man Power Training Schemes of the Department of Industries, Meghalaya has been in operation since the erstwhile composite Assam Government time. The main aim of the scheme is to empower the state with skilled labour and help in the self employment of the people by imparting training on various vocational trades and revive traditional age old trades like weaving, handicrafts etc. It also aims to promote and develop entrepreneurship in the State.
The two pronged objectives of the Schemes have been :-
- To impart and create skill to the local youths in different vocational trades and
- Upgrade and improve self acquired skill amongst the local youths.
The Department, as a follow up action, offers their passed out trainees with Grants-in-Aid (GIA), both in kind (i.e.. Machineries, Tools and Equipments) as well as in cash (for Working Capital), at later stages on completion of the training courses.To supplement the follow up action, the Department also sponsors the passed out trainees to avail bank finances, as per their requirement through various government schemes like PMEGP etc.