Aspirational Districts

Skill Development of SC / ST/ EWS youths in Aspirational Districts in area of IECT leading to enhancement in Employability

Administrative Approval noF. No. 14011/10/2019-HRD dated 28th Feb 2020

Overview of the Project
i) Objective

National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology (NIELIT), an autonomous scientific society of Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology Government of India is implementing the project “Skill Development of SC / ST/ EWS youths in Aspirational Districts in area of IECT leading to enhancement in Employability” to conduct Skill Development training program of 21,600 SC / ST / EWS (Women) youths belonging to 60 Aspirational district in the area of IT & Electronics over a period of 3-years. List of 60 Aspirational Districts as Annexure – 1.

ii) Beneficiary States

The Training programme is to be conducted in 60 districts from the following States: Assam, Bihar, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Kerala, Maharashtra, Manipur, Nagaland, Odisha, Punjab, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal. The list of 60 Aspirational Districts is mentioned below:

Beneficiary States details
Sr.No. State NIELIT Center Name of Districts No. of Dist.
1. Assam Guwahati Baksa, Barpeta, Darrang, Dhubri, Goalpara, Hailakandi, Udalgiri 7
2. Bihar Patna Nawada, Araria, Aurangabad, Banka, Begusarai, Gaya, Jamui,Katihar, Khagaria, Muzaffarapur, Purnia, Sheikhpura,Sitamarhi 13
3. Haryana Kurukshetra Mewat 1
4. Himachal Pradesh Shimla Chamba 1
5. Jammu & Kashmir Srinagar and Jammu Baramulla, Kupwara 2
6. Jharkhand Ranchi Dumka, Giridih, Godda, Gumla, Khunti, Lohardaga, Pakur, Ranchi, Sahibganj, Ramgarh 10
7. Kerala Calicut Waynad 1
8. Maharashtra Aurangabad Nandurbar, Washim 2
9. Manipur Imphal Chandel 1
10. Nagaland Kohima Kiphire 1
11. Odisha Bhubaneswar Dhenkanal, Gajapati 2
12. Punjab Ropar Firozpur, Moga 2
13. Sikkim Gangtok West Sikkim 1
14. Tamil Nadu Chennai Ramanathapuram, Virudhunagar 2
15. Tripura Agartala Dhalai 1
16. Uttar Pradesh Gorakhpur & Lucknow Bahraich, Balrampur, Chandauli, Chitrakoot, Fatehpur, Siddharthnagar,Sonbhadra 7
17. Uttarakhand Haridwar Haridwar, Udham Singh Nagar 2
18. West Bengal Kolkata Birbhum, Maldah, Murshidabad, Nadia 4
iii) Summary of course details & District-wise target

The list of courses tabulated below are the NSQF aligned courses of NIELIT in the area of IECT. Duration of these courses varies from more than 100 hrs to 350 hrs. Detailed bifurcation per district is mentioned below::

Summary of course details & District-wise target
Sr.No. Qualification Name Job Role Eligibility NSQF Level Duration (in Hrs) Target No of candidates to be certified No. of Batches with 30 candidates No. of Batch per district No. of Cand. per district
  A B C D E F G H I=H*30
1 Certification Course in Data Entry and Office Automation Data Entry Operator, Computer Operator 10+2 in any stream with min 50% marks or ITI Certificate(One Year) after class 10th with min.50%marks in ITI 4 135 7200 240 4 120
2 Diploma in Installation & Repair of Consumer Electronics Products Support Technician ITI / 12th Pass 4 350 1800 60 1 30
3 Advance Diploma in Computer Application Accounting and Publishing Office Assistant 10+2 with knowledge of Basic computer and Internet Concepts 4 200 9000 300 5 I150
4 Solar-LED Lighting Product Design and Manufacturing) Designer: of low cost LED products for common use like Lanterns, table lamps, etc. Technician / Service Engineer for Installation, Assemble and Maintenance of Solar Panel 10th/ITI 4 350 3600 120 2 60
Total 21,600 720 12 360
iv) Training in First Year

Training is to be conducted in 20 districts in first year mentioned below:

Centre Wise - District-wise training in First Year
Sr.No. NIELIT Center State Name of District No. of District
1 Patna Bihar Muzaffarapur 1
2 Shimla Himachal Pradesh Chamba 2
3 Srinagar/Jammu Jammu & Kashmir Baramulla,Kupwara 2
4 Ranchi Jharkhand Ranchi, Ramgarh 2
5 Imphal Manipur Chandel 1
6 Kohima Nagaland Kiphire 1
7 Gangtok Sikkim West Sikkim 1
8 Gorakhpur & Lucknow Uttar Pradesh Bahraich,Balrampur,Chandauli,Chitrakoot,Fatehpur,Siddharthnagar,Sonbhadra 7
9 Haridwar Uttarakhand Haridwar,Udham Singh Nagar 2
10 Kolkata West Bengal Maldah,Murshidabad 2
Total 20
v)Contact Details of Nodal Officers of the project at NIELIT Centers

Candidates interested to take benefit under the scheme and also training institutes interested to conduct the project may contact Nodal Officers from NIELIT Centers mentioned below:

List of Nodal Officers across NIELIT Centers
Sr.No. NIELIT Centre Name Designation Email id Mobile No
1 Guwahati Sh. Kamal Kumar Baglary Senior Technical Officer kamal[dot]kumar[at]nielit[dot]gov[dot]in 9435220735
2 Patna Sh. Manoj Kumar Joint Director mkumar[at]nielit[dot]gov[dot]in 9631862823
3 Kurukshetra Sh. Jitesh Prajapat Scientist-B jitesh[dot]prajapat[at]nielit[dot]gov[dot]in 8800270096
4 Shimla Sh. Gagandeep Singh Assistant Director gagandeep[at]nielit[dot]gov[dot]in 9915091776
5 Srinagar/Jammu Sh. Fayaz Ahmad Malik Assistant Director malik[at]nielit[dot]gov[dot]in 9906815499
6 Ranchi Sh. Janmeajai K Sah Principal Technical Officer jksah[at]nielit[dot]gov[dot]in 7079584338
7 Calicut Smt. Saritha S Scientist/ Engineer ‘E’ saritha[at]nielit[dot]gov[dot]in 9447886709
8 Aurangabad Sh. Lakshman Korra Scientist-D lakshman[at]nielit[dot]gov[dot]in 9404402245
9 Imphal Sh. L Shyamsunder Singh Scientist-D lshyam[at]nielit[dot]gov[dot]in 9856089205
10 Kohima Sh. Thongam Thomas Senior Technical Assistant Thomasth[at]nielit[dot]gov[dot]in 8794722905
11 Bhubaneswar Sh. Umakanta Tripathi Deputy Director (EDP) uktripathy[at]nielit[dot]gov[dot]in 9013330354
12 Ropar Sh. Ram Shabad Deputy Director(S) rams[at]nielit[dot]gov[dot]in 7087235359
13 Gangtok Sh. Khagendra Sharma Scientist - C khagendra[at]nielit[dot]gov[dot]in 8906615176
14 Chennai Sh. Ripunjay Singh Dinanath Scientist-D ripunjay[at]nielit[dot]gov[dot]in 9445220125,9003143971
15 Agartala Sh. Niladri Das Scientist-D niladridas[at]nielit[dot]gov[dot]in 8794028299
16 Gorakhpur/Lucknow Sh. Mallikarjuna S Scientist-C mallikarjunas[at]nielit[dot]gov[dot]in 9140970441
17 Haridwar Sh. Sanyam Rathor Joint Director sanyam[dot]rathor[at]nielit[dot]gov[dot]in 9643339162
18 Kolkata Sh Jayanta Chakraborty Scientist-D jayantac[at]nielit[dot]gov[dot]in 9073304891
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