More than 51,000 Apprentices hired in Skill India’s ‘National Apprenticeship Mela’ 2021
The Apprenticeship Mela was organised across 662 locations in the country
Skill India with due support from Directorate General of Training (DGT) and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) today organized a day long ‘Apprenticeship Mela’ across the country in over 660 locations. Under the initiative, nearly 51,991 apprentices were hired and the event witnessed participation from more than 5060 organisations, operating in more than 30 sectors such as Power, Retail, Telecom, IT/ITeS, Electronics, Automotive and more. Additionally, country’s aspiring youth received the opportunity to engage and select prospects from more than 500 trades (Designated and Optional) including posts for Welder, Electrician, Housekeeper, Beautician, Mechanic and more.
The applicants received several benefits by being a part of the Apprenticeship Mela as they got on-the-spot apprenticeship offers from respective employers along with receiving direct industry exposure. They have been offered monthly stipends as per the Government standards ranging from Rs.5000 to Rs. 9000 per month, this being a huge opportunity for the candidates to earn while they learn. The candidates will further get certification from National Council for Vocational Education and Training (NCVET), increasing their chances of employability after the training.