Garib Nawaz Skill Development Centres

New Delhi : Union Minister for Minority Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today said that Maulana Azad Education Foundation an autonomous body under the aegis of Ministry of Minority Affairs implements Gharib Nawaz Employment Scheme to provide short term job oriented skill development courses to minorities’ youth in order to enable them for skill based employment through the empanelled Program Implementation Agencies (PIAs) as per common norms of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSD&E).  A total Number of 371 training centers are opened across the country including Uttar Pradesh.

A total 65 Training Centers have been opened in 22 districts of Uttar Pradesh with total allocation of 9620 trainees.

As per the scheme guidelines, employment opportunities (organized & unorganized Sectors) is being provided to all the beneficiaries.  The PIA is mandated to place minimum 70% trainees out of total trained trainees. The monthly stipend for maximum of three months and post placement support for maximum of two months after getting employment are also being paid  to the beneficiaries directly into their account