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GSS Session VI Mr. M Sakrapani Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Tamil Nadu
    PudhuVazhvu Project
    (New Life)
    Tamilnadu Empowerment & Poverty Reduction Project
  • 2. Project Coverage
    25 Districts
    120 Backward Blocks
    9.8 lakh poor households
    5 million poor Population
  • 3. Participatory identification of Poor:
    Target poor identified by the
    community using participatory
    • Social mapping
    • 4. Wealth ranking
    Powerful & transparent tool to identify the poorest & excluded members.
    Wide acceptance & high credibility
  • 5. Target Group
    In each Panchayat…
    15- 20 Representatives from SC, ST, differently abled, vulnerable, tribal, youth, etc
    Selects Secretary and Treasurer
    Plans, Implements and monitors the project
    Village Poverty Reduction Committee
  • 6. Youth Data Base
  • 7. Youth Skill Training & Placement -
    Twin Approaches
    Skill Trainings through Institutions
    Trainings are organized through reputed industries / institutions and employment arranged
    Job Fairs
    Conducted the district / block/ cluster level inviting
    major companies & industries
  • 8. Strategies adopted for
    Awareness creation and mobilization
    Sensitizing VPRC members - community institutions
    Organizing youth festivals & Exhibitions
    Preparation of Youth Data Base based Individual Need Assessment
    Identification and sensitization of CP (jobs)
    Preparation & distribution of IEC Material
  • 9. Strategies adopted for
    Awareness creation and mobilization (Contd)
    Screening of short video film in villages
    Exposure visits to Youth & Parents
    Display of various training & placement opportunities
    Display of details of successfully employed candidates
    Counseling of youth and Parents in village
    Counseling team in the companies training / institutions
  • 10. Focused Strategy for Differentially abled, Vulnerable and Tribal youth
    Need based training and placement at local level
    Organizing separate job fairs at local level
    Differently abled
    Cell phone servicing, computer based trainings, etc
    Garments making, Gardening, Housekeeping, Hospitality Management, tailoring, etc
    Construction skills, driving, JCB operation etc
  • 11. Monitoring Mechanism
    VPRC selects candidate based on the interest candidate,, monitors and make payment to institutes.
    VPRC prepare & submits monthly progress report to District Unit.
    Social Audit Committee certifies the fund utilization
    Fund utilization is also audited by auditors
  • 12. Achievement in Youth Skill Training & Placement ( 30th July’11 )
    Total no. of youth covered - 1,61,881
    No. of youth completed training – 1,51,318
    No. of youth gainfully employed – 1,27,290 (84%)
    Trade wise achievement
    Light & Heavy vehicle operation - 55386
    Garments Making - 36049
    Computer Skills - 17754
    Industrial Mechanism - 8113
    Medical Application - 7575
    Construction Skills - 6993
    Cell Phone Production - 5729
    Leather Products - 4808
    Other Trainings - 19474
  • 13. Trade wise achievement & Income Generation (July 11’)
    Rs.635 million per month (1.27 lakh youth @ Rs.5000 per month
  • 14. Some of the Major Partners
  • 15. Success stories
    Fork Lift Operation in St. Gobain
    Name of the Youth : G. Arul Sakthi, Age : 21.
    Name of the Panchayat : Devanendal, T V Malai Dt.
    I have studied up to 10th std and come from a very poor family. I was unable to continue my studies due to poverty. In these circumstances I was selected by Vazhndhukaattuvom project and sent for two months training in fork lift operation to TVS company. After completion of training I am employed in St. Gobain Glass India Ltdin Chennai. 
    Now I am earning Rs. 8000/-per month. My family is extremely happy
  • 16. I am Vinodini, aged 26 years from Thiruvarur district. Our family belongs to Very Poor category. I have studied till 12th standard. When our family in crisis, I came to know through VPRC that youth are provided with skill training in the reputed institutions. I attended Job Fair and got appointment in Nokia. I am working in Nokia Company and earning about Rs.5,500/-. My heart felt thanks to PudhuVaazhu Project for empowering me on both in economic and social aspects. I am recognized by the community. What more I need …….
    Success stories…. Contd..
  • 17. Success stories…. Contd..
    I am Gowri, aged 23 years from Vellore District. We belong to Very poor category. Before the intervention of PudhuVaazhu Project, I was working as a Coolie. Through the Village Poverty Reduction Committee (VPRC) in our district I was trained in Foxconn (an MNC - cell phone spare parts production company) and got opportunity to work there itself. Now I am earning about Rs.5,500/- per month including transportation facility. This training has helped me to enhance my monthly income. Thanks to PudhuVaazhu Project.
  • 18.  
    I am Karthik, belong to poor category in Ramnad District. Due to my family situation I could not continue my higher studies. When the situation gets worse, I came to know about the job fair conducted by the Mathur VPRC. Through the job fair I have got selected and trained in ETA (Plumbing) . Now I am working in a private company in Saudi Arabia with the pay of Rs.12,000/-. As a son, today I am able to fulfill the needs of my family & proud of it. I sincerely thank PudhuVaazhu Project for my career growth.
    Success stories…. Contd..
  • 19. Limitations
    Lack of need assessment
    Loss of income during training
    Lack of fund
    Converging resources of various agencies
    Lack of quality training institutes
    Confined with particular trades
  • 20. Thank U
    M. Sakrapani
    State Livelihoods (Skill Training) Specialist