Hon'ble PM Modi visited Dantewada Livelihood College, where Placement Linked Skills Programmes are implemented by IL&FS SKILLS, and connecting youth to jobs in high growth sectors. Dantewada is one of the 63 LWE Districts in the country, where we are working for betterment of economically weaker section of the society through our skill development initiatives leading to employment.
During the visit, Mr. Modi interacted with our team as well as existing & alumni candidates on their background, training process and how it is helping them to get better livelihood opportunities. He spent good time with one of our candidates who is currently working at Best Corporation, Tirupur and was there at Dantewada to appear for class 10 exam. He was extremely happy to see the candidates interacting with him confidently and our blended teaching methodology using K-Yan.
IL&FS Skills is currently working and mobilising candidates from 10 LWE Districts of Chhattisgarh i.e Dantewada, Sukma, Bastar, Kanker, Kawardha, Jaspur, Sarguja, Balrampur, Rajnandgaon..etc and have skilled more than 9000 candidates with placement ratio of more than 75%. Out of the 9000 candidates skilled, 95% of the candidates are from SC/ST/OBC/Minority community with 35% female candidates.