Established in 1958, the National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD&PR) is a premier training institute and a centre of excellence in research and consultancy services in the rural
The Centre for Entrepreneurship Development at NIRD & PR has a mandate to work towards achieving rural development through entrepreneurship of rural youth through awareness, capacity building, hand-holding programmes and infusing improved technologies in the rural areas. The centre is poised to undertake training and capacity development programmes, policy oriented and action based research and work closely with agencies, departments and ministries working on promotion of rural entrepreneurship.
National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD&PR) , Centre for Entrepreneurship Development and Fianancial Inclusion (CEDFI) Organized Online Training Programme on Skill Development and Employment Generation in Rural Informal Enterprise Sector , Date: 06- 10 September, 2021
Creation of jobs in massive number and ensuring higher productivity have been subjects of huge concern, especially in rural areas. A large portion of Indian economy operates in the informal sector with subsistence level of earnings and poor working conditions. Even though rural informal sector has been providing employment opportunities, the sector is suffering from low level of technology, limited access to inputs and credits, and an unfavourable market environment. To ensure employment generation at a rising levels of productivity, skill development of entrepreneurs and workers engaged therein will be crucial. In this context, the said training programme has been designed to equip and empower the rural informal entrepreneurs to upgrade their knowledge and approach to not only start a new sustainable entrepreneurial venture and/or scale up the existing ones, in order to leverage the local employment opportunities for the rural youth, women and marginalized communities.
The training programme will facilitate detail understanding on the informal enterprise sector and its various issues such as skill, technology, marketing, finance and so on. It will also improve our understanding on the role of formal institutions in supporting the informal enterprises to transcend to formal sector and expand their scale of operation and local employment. After the programme, the participants will be able to guide informal rural entrepreneurs to reap benefits from the formal institutions and grow their business. The training programme will also help in understanding various government schemes and policies towards skill development and employment generation in rural areas.
Training methods will comprise of online lectures, group discussions, and presentations. Presentations on good practices/ successful models will be imparted.
◆ To familiarise the constraints faced by rural informal sector;
◆ To develop strategies to generate employment opportunities in the informal sector;
◆ To appraise the govt. policies and schemes towards enterprise development and skill promotion;
◆ To understand the linkage between vocational education and skill with enterprise growth and employment;
Topics to be Covered
This programme will cover the following topics:
◆ Skill and Employment Challenges in Rural India
◆ Strategies to generate local employment;
◆ Public Employment Programmes, i.e. NREGA
◆ Strategies to scale up SHGs and micro enterprises to generate employment at local areas;
◆ Contemporary policy challenges and Govt.’s responses;
◆ Issues related to Reverse migration;
◆ Skill and entrepreneurship development schemes and programmes;
◆ Gender, Financial Inlclusion, value chain analysis, ;
◆ Best practices in entrepreneurship and livelihood models;
Who can Apply?
◆ Officials from Depts. of rural development, SIRDs, NRLM, SRLMs,
◆ DDUGKY, NSDC, Sector Skill Councils
◆ Faculty members from ETCs, ATIs, RSETIs, EDIs, MSME-Dis, IIEs;
◆ Officials of Centrel Board of Workers’ Education (CBWE), Labour Bureau
◆ Young Professionals working with various skill programmes
◆ Banking professional, academics
◆ Experts and technical staff from CSR, NGOs and other civil society organizations.
◆ No Training Fee
How to Apply
◆ Candidate should submit an online application by clicking the Apply Online. Participants need to fill up the online application form by using the link given below with all the required details.
Registration Link: https://forms.gle/aNYtNGnDfMfqqfqX9
Procedure for Registration
- Fill in Applicants Information, Personal Information, Institutional Information, Brief job description, Email, Contact Number and Corresponding Address.
- The Star Marked details are mandatory (*).
- Check Summary Page before submission.
- Last date for registration is 3rd September 2021.
- Event date 06- 10 September, 2021
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Organizer Information 🇮🇳
National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Rajendranagar mandal, Hyderabad, Telangana 500030
- Five Day Training Programme Organized by National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD&PR)
- Learn About Skill Development and Employment Generation in Rural Informal Enterprise Sector
- Online Training Programme for Faculty members / Officials / Young Professionals / Experts and technical staff