Hunar Se Rozgar Yojana
The Govt. of India, Ministry of Tourism has launched a Training Programme, christened Hunar Se Rozgar Yojana, to create employable skills in the interested youth who are in the age group of 18-25 years and who are minimum 8th pass. The upper age limit has been raised to 28 with effect from 11th November, 2010. In its original conception, which is under execution, the Programme was to be conducted by the Institutes of Hotel Management and Food Craft Institutes sponsored by the Ministry of Tourism.
Funding of the Hunar Se Rozgar Yojana :
a) The expenditure towards training fee, lab charges, cost of training material and fee/honorarium to trainers/faculty will be met by the hotels from their own funds.
b) The hotels will provide to the trainees duty meals free of charge during the training period.
c) The Ministry of Tourism shall place the requisite funds at the disposal of National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology (NCHMCT) for meeting the expenditure on uniform, tool kit, stipend, certification fee, advertisement and interviews. The tool kit can be supplied by the Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Pusa as they are
doing so under the 6-8 Weeks skill training. The Handicrafts & Handloom Export Corporation (HHEC) can supply the uniforms. The Ministry of Tourism has an arrangement with HHEC for the supply of uniforms under “Hunar Se Rozgar” scheme.
d) The students will have to arrange for boarding and lodging at their own cost during the course of their training.
The Intake and Selection :
a) A class will have a minimum of 10 trainees.
b) Interviews will be held at IHM Pusa to screen the candidates for the courses. The number of candidates to be called for interview will be twice the number of seats. The Interview Committee will consists of the representatives of the hotels concerned and a representative of the NCHMCT. There may be more than one Interview Committee, in case the number of participating hotels is large.
c) The rejected candidates will, however, be offered this training in IHM, Pusa(Delhi).
d) The candidates selected will be allotted to different hotels by Director(S), NCHMCT in consultation with the hotels in a transparent manner.
e) Candidates will be called for interview on first come first served basis, registration for which will be done by Director(S), NCHMCT.
f) Eligibility for the course will not be any guarantee for selection nor will successful completion of the course be guarantee for employment.
g) A panel of wait listed candidates will be drawn and kept ready for induction on account of any dropouts or no shows.
Courses of Hunar Se Rozgar Yojana :
The Courses would be for 8th class pass persons who are between the age of 18 and 28 years .Selection of candidates for the said course would be on first come first serve basis.
- Food Production- 8 Weeks
- Food & Beverage Service (6 weeks)
A trainee with a minimum attendance of 90% will be paid lump sum stipend of Rs.1,500/- in respect of Food & Beverage course and Rs.2,000/- in respect of Food Production course. The stipend will be paid in two equal instalments – first one in the middle of the Programme and the other at its conclusion.
Source : http://tourism.gov.in