Prayas JAC Society: Prayas Started with 25 children in 1988, today Prayas caters to the needs of 50,000 neglected, street and marginalized children, youth & women in Delhi, Gujarat, Bihar, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Andman & Nicobar islands, Haryana, Jharkhand.
Prayas Project > Projects in Delhi

Swarn Jayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY)


Areas wise Target

Name of the State Name of District Target
Bihar Gaya 440
Nawada 365
Jehanabad 350
Jharkhand Hazaribagh 425
Ramgarh 420
  Total 2000

Project Components & features

Course Content:

Curriculum is developed in consultation with potential employers for industry-specific subjects to fill industry-ready recruitments. The curriculum of all the trades is based on Modular Employable Skill (MES) under Directorate General of Employment & Training (DGE&T).

Course duration

Prayas is providing training in following trades:

  • Certificate in Computer Application
  • Hospitality (Certificate in food & beverages and front office operation services)
  • Certificate in Retail skills
  • Hardware and Networking
  • Automobile repairing

All five trades are 240 hours courses including 40 hours soft skill training as per the requirement of course. Out of 240 hours training period trainees get 180hours in house training and 60 hours on job training. Apart of these training trainees also go for exposure visit in various related industries to understand organizational culture

Selection of Trainees

The vocational training programme in the identified trades is being implemented for 2000 youth/ women in the age group of 18-35 years with special emphasis on inclusion of SC/ST and OBC population from BPL list of the respective places in proposed Project. These lists are available with the DRDA and also on the website of state rural ministry.

For creating the awareness about the said project following process has been undertaken:

  1. Conduct base line survey.
  2. PRI, local CSOs, Village leaders, Asha workers etc. were involved during the mobilization of trainees.
  3. A campaign was conducted to create awareness about the training program and how it will be helpful in getting employment in organized sectors.
  4. Trades for training have been identified on the basis of market survey at respective locations. The list of beneficiaries is provided to the Ministry in due course of time. After the selection of cluster of beneficiaries they are evaluated by preliminary test and personal interaction so that based on their IQ training could be given to them.

News & Events

  • 14Nov
    25th Foundation Day of Prayas coinciding with Children's day celebrated with 'Run for Children 2012' where 3,000 weaker section children ran for rights.
  • 15Oct
    PRAYAS’s initiative for skill development and empowerment of youth in Naxal affected areas

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