Communities & Skill Development

  • Development of Primitive Tribal Groups (PTGS)
    • Fill the gaps in ¬†education, health, drinking water, agro-horticultural produvtivity, social security, etc;
    • Innovative activity having direct impact in socio-economic development or livelihood generation.
    • Vocational training in tribal areas
  • To improve educational & socio-economic conditions of the SCs. Upgrade skill and enable them to start income generating activities on their own or get gainfully employed in another sector.
  • Similarly with STs
    • enhance the welfare schemes of Government and fill the gaps in service deficient tribal areas, in the sectors such as education, health, drinking water, agro-horticultural productivity, social security etc., and to provide an environment for socio- economic upliftment and overall development of the Scheduled Tribes (STs).
  • Food processing
    • Organise, co-sponsor, participate in all India level seminars, workshops, fairs, exhibitions to encourage investment in food processing and create aweness of the schemes by the ministry, also through print & AV media
    • Commission studies/surveys to assess & evaluate the various aspects f food processing sectors and allied activities
    • Road shows, development of software and investor facilitation activities
    • Training centre for various job roles in food processing. Training modules to be in English, Hindi and other languages.
    • Reduce wastage of agricultural products
    • Provide employment opportunities
  • Establishing silage-making units to preserve surplus fodder for feeding during lean periods.
  • Setting up food upgradation and food testing laboratory
  • Establishing training centres and expansion on those existing for training and skill development in job roles related to food processing
    • Development of curriculum/training module in english, hindi and recognised regional languages
  • Setting up Handloom Development Centre (HDCs) and quality dying units.
  • Vegetable and Fruit Market Waste compost, and bioferttilizers and biopesticides production units.
  • Strengthening of agricultural marketing infrastructure.
  • Biogas development and improved chulhas
  • Adult education and skill development:
    • Achieving self reliance in literacy and numeracy
    • Acquiring skills to improve economic status and general well being
  • Institutionalise the renewable energy education and training to cater the requirement of qualified and trained manpower.