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Core Programme

NYKS Core Programmes - 2019-20

Education in Basic Vocations


Education in Basic Vocations aims to educate rural young women & men in basic vocations and enhancing their self esteem in the society as well as guide them to take up Skill Development Training from other Agencies.

The sequence of activities envisaged under the programme are to mobilize youth into groups, improve their skills, arrange for support services, provides awareness and education on the key focus areas identified as mentioned earlier in NYKS Annual Action Plan guidelines.

There should be increasing emphasis on making the young women and men aware of and handholding for higher level of Skill Development Training from other Agencies so that they gradually become meaningfully employed or self-employed by establish income generating units for their livelihood.



No. of Training Programmes:

 Based on the number of Blocks in the district as per criteria given in the following Table:


No. of Programmes per District @ Rs. 21,000/- per centre
Amount  (in Rs.)
No. of Participants to be covered @minimum 25 per Prog.
Districts with 1-3 Blocks



Districts with 4-5 Blocks



Districts with 6-10 Blocks



Districts with 11-15 Blocks



Districts with 16 & above Blocks



Important Points to Adhere

No. of participants per programme


Strategy to run EBV

Sectors, Trades and Vocations for Skill Training
Emphasis may be given on the following Sectors, trades and vocations (the list is only suggestive).

S.No Sector Suggested Vocations
1. Agriculture Mushroom Cultivation, Bee Keeping, Medicinal Plants Cultivation, Horticulture, Floriculture, Vermiculture, Backyard Vegetable Cultivation, Tractor Repairing
2 Dairying Small Milch/Dairy Animal (Buffalo, Cow) Rearing Units, Milk Collection & Selling, Milk Processing (Ghee, Paneer, Khoya)
3. Animal Husbandry Goat/ Sheep Rearing for Meat/ Wool, Backyard Poultry & Indigenous Birds (Ducks, Quails), Piggery, Rabbit Rearing, etc.
4. Fisheries Fish Rearing/ Seed Production in Small Ponds, Fish Processing (Drying, Fish Pickle), Fishing Net Making  & Repair, Fish Feed Production, Small Hatcheries, Wage Employment (Through Feeding, Watch & Ward, De-weeding of Ponds, Harvesting)
5. Handloom Weaving, Processing (Dyeing, Bleaching, Mercerizing), Packaging
6. Handicrafts Production of Handicraft Items, Processing Activities (Polishing, Coloring)
7. Sericulture Mulberry Cultivation, Cocoon Rearing, Reeling of Yam
8. Social Forestry and Forest Based Activities Raising Nurseries, Cultivation of Forest Species on Forest Land/ Wastelands, Collection of Minor Forest Produce (Gum, Berries, Medicinal/ Herbal Products, Honey)
9. Food Processing Fruits and vegetable Processing for making Jam, Jelly, Murabba, Petha, Chips/ Wafers, Noodles, Papad, Pickle, Bakery Products
10.  Other Locally Appropriate vocation such as Knitting, embroidery, zardozi work, finishing, Cutting and tailoring, Soft Toys, Bamboo/Jute Work: Hand Bags, Baskets, Decorative Pieces, File Cover, Beauty Culture, Candle making, Packaging of house hold articles and painting, Computer and mobile repairing, Motor Rewinding, etc

Collaborative Agencies

Budget per programme

Particular Details Amount (in Rs.)
Honorarium to Trainer Rs. 5000  per  months 15,000
Raw Material and Maintenance Rs. 1500 per month  4,500
Honorarium to Resource Persons for imparting soft skill training Rs.5000 for 3 months  5,000
Organization Expenses    1,500
Total   26,000

Inspection of EBVSS Centers

A surprise check of these centres may be carried out by State Director or his/her representative. The DYC should visit at least once or twice during the programme

Impact of the Programme on non-quantifiable activities