Millions of Indians still live Below the Poverty Line (BPL) and face a number of issues related to health, education and employment on a daily basis. Providing meaningful employment and livelihood opportunities to youth is an absolute necessity to achieve inclusive and sustainable growth given the favourable demographics. IL&FS Skills has been a front runner in providing skills and livelihood training to people from different social groups. Our programmes have yielded impact through improvement in income and standard of living, not only for the individuals but their families and communities.
Working with Youth
We have skilled and placed 4,50,000 youth (18 – 35 years) with special focus on Bottom Of Pyramid (BOP) groups. We cater to the training needs of school drop-outs, X/XII grade pass-outs, vocationally trained and college graduates (including engineering graduates). For example : Our presence in over 15 districts of J&K has linked several Kashmiri youth to jobs in retail, hospitality and BPO sector companies in metro cities. The ‘learner centric’ approach ensures strong skills and employability foundation and smooth transition into employment for the trainee.
Working in Difficult Geographies
Our strong commitment towards taking skills and livelihood opportunities to every corner of India has helped us set up touch points in some of the most difficult geographies, LWE affected districts, remote areas and backward regions. We are one of the first institutions to launch skills programmes in these geographies. In less than 3 years, we are operating in 83 districts at the LWE affected states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh
11,700 trainees trained from 19 districts of Jammu and Kashmir
9,500 trainees trained from 7 North East states
85,000+ trainees trained particularly from Tribal and SC/ST community, belong to 83 Left Wing Extremism (LWE) districts in 9 states.
4,70,000 + youth have been skilled as part of our 'Skills for Jobs' programme. We have delivered large number of programmes in key sectors impacting economic growth, such as :
Manufacturing (including Textile & Apparel, Leather) – 168,000
Engineering & Construction – 53,000
Services (Retail, IT/ITeS, Hospitality, BFSI) – 148,000
Media & Entertainment and Security - 99,000
To know more visit our skills portal : www.ilfsskills.com