Context: Corporates, industrial bodies and chambers of commerce are pitching in to play a crucial role in the Tamil Nadu government’s ‘Naan Mudhalvan’ scheme aimed at equipping college students with industry-relevant skills.
About the scheme:
- The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu recently launched the ‘Naan Mudhalvan’ scheme.
- The scheme aims to provide skills to the 10-lakh youth across the state.
- The youths will be able to recognize their talents and interests through this scheme.
- A portal to register for the scheme and get related information about the scheme was also launched.
- The career and academic guidance to the students will be granted under the scheme. They will be given proper learnings and training sessions.
- The spoken English lessons will also be granted in order to improve vocab skills among students. The sessions on software coding, robotics will also be taken.
- Naan Mudhalvan provides free employment linked skill development trainings to the Youth in the age group of 18-35 years across the state under the various state and centrally sponsored schemes.
- These nationally certified trainings are provided through empanelled training partners at centres in urban and rural areas across the state in over 20 different sectors like Healthcare, Media & Entertainment, Green jobs, Retail, Beauty, Construction, Electronics and Hardware, Food Processing, Health Care, IT ITES, Leather, Logistics etc.
About the Platform:
- Naan Mudhalvan platform aims to provide dynamic information for college students on courses and relevant information about industry specific skill offerings.
- This will enable the students of Tamil Nādu to get training in their chosen field of interest that will help them in achieving their career goals.
- The objective of this scheme is to identify potential training providers, to impart various skill trainings based on current industry gaps.
- Through this flagship program the students will be able to get trained and ensure they get jobs according to their skill sets.
- Naan Mudhalvan showcases 2000+ institutes and consequent 300+ career pathways.
Source: The Hindu