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Skill Training of Rural Youth (STRY)

Introduction:

“Skill Training of Rural Youth (STRY)”, aimed at imparting skill-based training to rural youth on agri-based vocational areas in compliance with National Policy on Skill Development & Entrepreneurship-2015 in agriculture & allied areas to promote employment in rural areas.

Objectives:

  • Offer modular skill training opportunities to rural youths including farmers and farm-women, based on local needs.
  • Create a pool of skilled manpower to perform farm and non-farm operations.

Eligibility:

Rural youth of the age group of 18 years and above with minimum qualification, preferably 5th standard, however, the minimum qualification is not mandatory.

Cost Norms for one training/ Distt. :

Duration of one Training Minimum No. of Trainee/Trg. Cost/Day/Trainee Total cost on 1 Trg @ 15 Trainees/Trg. Total cost on 4 trainings/ district/year
6+1 (including 1 day travel plan) 15 400 15 x 4000 x 7 = 42,000 42,000 x 4 = 1,68,000

 

Limit of Rs.400/-per day/per trainee is for District level training only if it is residential, otherwise Rs.250/-per day/per trainee is applicable.

Note:

An amount of Rs. 400/- per day / trainee shall be incurred & will be inclusive of;

  1. Travel cost by bus or second class sleeper.
  2. Refreshments / meals and stay during training.
  3. Expenditure on training venue, training material and agricultural inputs etc.
  4. Cost of honorarium and/or travel of the resource person.

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