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GSS Session VI Mr. M Sakrapani


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GSS Session VI Mr. M Sakrapani

  1. 1. Tamil Nadu<br />PudhuVazhvu Project<br />(New Life)<br />Tamilnadu Empowerment & Poverty Reduction Project<br />
  2. 2. Project Coverage<br />25 Districts<br />120 Backward Blocks <br />9.8 lakh poor households<br />5 million poor Population<br />
  3. 3. Participatory identification of Poor:<br />Target poor identified by the <br /> community using participatory<br /> methodologies.<br /><ul><li>Social mapping
  4. 4. Wealth ranking</li></ul>Powerful & transparent tool to identify the poorest & excluded members.<br />Wide acceptance & high credibility<br />
  5. 5. Target Group<br />In each Panchayat…<br />15- 20 Representatives from SC, ST, differently abled, vulnerable, tribal, youth, etc<br />Selects Secretary and Treasurer <br />Plans, Implements and monitors the project<br />Village Poverty Reduction Committee<br />(VPRC)<br />
  6. 6. Youth Data Base<br />
  7. 7. Youth Skill Training & Placement - <br />Twin Approaches <br />Skill Trainings through Institutions<br />Trainings are organized through reputed industries / institutions and employment arranged<br />Job Fairs<br />Conducted the district / block/ cluster level inviting <br /> major companies & industries<br />
  8. 8. Strategies adopted for <br />Awareness creation and mobilization<br />Sensitizing VPRC members - community institutions<br />Organizing youth festivals & Exhibitions<br />Preparation of Youth Data Base based Individual Need Assessment<br />Identification and sensitization of CP (jobs)<br />Preparation & distribution of IEC Material<br />
  9. 9. Strategies adopted for <br />Awareness creation and mobilization (Contd)<br />Screening of short video film in villages<br />Exposure visits to Youth & Parents <br />Display of various training & placement opportunities <br />Display of details of successfully employed candidates <br />Counseling of youth and Parents in village<br />Counseling team in the companies training / institutions<br />
  10. 10. Focused Strategy for Differentially abled, Vulnerable and Tribal youth<br />Need based training and placement at local level<br />Organizing separate job fairs at local level<br />Differently abled<br />Cell phone servicing, computer based trainings, etc<br />Vulnerable<br />Garments making, Gardening, Housekeeping, Hospitality Management, tailoring, etc<br />Tribal<br />Construction skills, driving, JCB operation etc<br />
  11. 11. Monitoring Mechanism<br />VPRC selects candidate based on the interest candidate,, monitors and make payment to institutes. <br />VPRC prepare & submits monthly progress report to District Unit.<br />Social Audit Committee certifies the fund utilization<br />Fund utilization is also audited by auditors<br />
  12. 12. Achievement in Youth Skill Training & Placement ( 30th July’11 )<br />Total no. of youth covered - 1,61,881<br />No. of youth completed training – 1,51,318<br />No. of youth gainfully employed – 1,27,290 (84%)<br />Trade wise achievement<br />Light & Heavy vehicle operation - 55386<br />Garments Making - 36049<br />Computer Skills - 17754<br />Industrial Mechanism - 8113<br />Medical Application - 7575 <br />Construction Skills - 6993<br />Cell Phone Production - 5729<br />Leather Products - 4808<br />Other Trainings - 19474<br />
  13. 13. Trade wise achievement & Income Generation (July 11’)<br />Rs.635 million per month (1.27 lakh youth @ Rs.5000 per month<br />
  14. 14. Some of the Major Partners<br />
  15. 15. Success stories<br />Fork Lift Operation in St. Gobain<br />Name of the Youth : G. Arul Sakthi, Age : 21.<br />Name of the Panchayat : Devanendal, T V Malai Dt.<br />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.  <br />Now I am earning Rs. 8000/-per month. My family is extremely happy<br />
  16. 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 …….<br />Success stories…. Contd..<br />
  17. 17. Success stories…. Contd..<br />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.<br />
  18. 18.  <br />  <br /> <br /> 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.<br />Success stories…. Contd..<br />
  19. 19. Limitations<br />Lack of need assessment <br />Migration<br />Loss of income during training<br />Lack of fund<br />Converging resources of various agencies<br />Lack of quality training institutes<br />Confined with particular trades <br />
  20. 20. Thank U <br />M. Sakrapani<br />State Livelihoods (Skill Training) Specialist<br /><br />