In March 2017, Vidyanta Skills Institute in collaboration with the Punjab Skill Development Mission, established the Health Skill Development Center on the campus of the Amritsar Medical College. Vidyanta Skills Institute has set-up a training center along with hostel facilities for both boys and girls
At this center, Vidyanta Skills Institute offers various courses, such as General Duty Assistant, Home Health Aide, Emergency Medical Technician, OT Technician, and Phlebotomy Technicians. These courses, which are six to nine months long, are certified by the Healthcare Sector Skill Council and running under the various government schemes such as DDU-GKY, NULM & PMKVY.
The Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Vocationalisation of Secondary Education of Ministry of HRD, introduced through NSDC and Sector Skill Councils (SSCs) in implementation of NSQF in government schools in all over India. The training conducted in the scheme are based on the National Occupational Standards set by NSDC through its Sector Skill Councils. The scheme also mandates the SSCs to conduct assessments and certification.
Vidyanta Skills Institute is currently working with the State Governments of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Maharashatra, Chhattisgarh and Telangana for the implementation of the scheme in their states in healthcare trade.
Vidyanta Skills Institute is responsible for the Appointment of Coordinator, Quality Control of Training, Training of Trainers, Student Assessment and Certification and Industry Interface, Training Delivery including deploying and managing faculty, setting up of labs, organizing Guest Lectures / Industry Visits, Curriculum Development aligned to National Occupational Standards, Development and Printing of Courseware.
The goals are to provide unified access to Minority communities for Entrepreneurship and Skill Development Training Programmes (E&SDPs) for the skill sets, which are / will be in demand by the market leading to self/wage-employment, with an emphasis on entrepreneurship and to promote “Skill India- Mission/ Make in India”.
MANAS PROJECT WORKS primarily with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and its partners, and with Government, Semi-Government agencies, and other reputed large scale private agencies, associated with this field. Initially, the curriculum would be adopted from 26 Sector Skill Councils and other knowledge partners, with the curriculum in consonance with National Occupational Standards (NOS) / National Vocational Education Qualification Framework (NVEQF). The curriculum would also be developed by MANAS in collaboration with the actual employers of the skilled labour force, as per their requirement to ensure placements.The training facilities and infrastructure would be provided as per the norms, by NSDC partners and other large scale professional training providers, who would collaborate with MANAS for skills training.
Certification would be done jointly by MANAS and Sector Skill Councils, and by and other Industry accepted accreditation & certification bodies / leading players, in their respective sectors, to ensure competence and quality assurance of the training given. Placement for wage-employment would be ensured through NSDC partners / training partners of MANAS. Self employment to be ensured by the training partners with NMDFC loans through MANAS.
The Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) announced the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) Antyodaya Diwas, on 25th September 2014. DDU-GKY is a part of the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM), tasked with the dual objectives of adding diversity to the incomes of rural poor families and cater to the career aspirations of rural youth.
DDU-GKY is uniquely focused on rural youth between the ages of 15 and 35 years from poor families. As a part of the Skill India campaign, it plays an instrumental role in supporting the social and economic programs of the government like Make-In-India, Digital India, Smart Cities and Start-Up India, Stand-Up India campaigns. Over 180 million or 69% of the country’s youth population between the ages of 18 and 34 years, live in rural areas. Of these, the bottom of the pyramid youth from poor families with no or marginal employment number about 55 million.
Vidyanta Skills Institute runs DDU-GKY under healthcare trade in the state of Punjab.
Vidyanta works with HSDM since February 2016. To date, we have trained 380 candidates. In May 2017, HSDM has given space to Vidyanta at Government Polytechnic, Indri District, Nuh under SMARTGRAM initiative to train 200 candidates for General Duty Assistant and Home health Aide under Healthcare sector. Realising the importance of skill development in addressing the challenges of unemployment and to ensure gainful employment for the poor and vulnerable people.
Haryana Skill Development Mission was restructured and registered as society under Haryana Registration & Regulation of Societies Act 2012. The Mission will prepare a State Skill Development Program, drawing upon all resources that may be available in various State or Central Government Departments and will implement this program in consultation with and collaboration of all the concerned departments, in an integrated manner.