8.16 lacs benefit from National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme

National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme
National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme

PIB News Update: Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri R.K. Singh has informed that The Government of India launched “National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme” (NAPS) in August,2016 with stipend support and sharing of the cost of basic training  with a cumulative target of training 50 lakh youth during  Financial Year 2016-17 to 2019-20. Following are the details of financial support components under NAPS:

  • i. Stipend support : reimbursement of 25% of prescribed stipend subject to a maximum of Rs 1500/- per month per apprentice with employers. The stipend support would not be given during the basic training period for fresher apprentices

 

  1. Sharing of  cost of Basic Training: @ Rs7500/- for a maximum of 3 months or 500 hours in respect of  apprentices who come directly to apprenticeship training without any formal trade training. The government is not providing any supplementary fiscal assistance to the States to make NAPS more fruitful.

State/UT- wise, the total number of beneficiaries under NAPS including the state of Tamil Nadu till 25th February,2020 is given in Annexure-I.

Annexure-I

S.No. Name of the State/UT Apprentices Count
1 Andaman And Nicobar Islands 0
2 Andhra Pradesh 28119
3 Arunachal Pradesh 0
4 Assam 5270
5 Bihar 3628
6 Chandigarh 1087
7 Chhattisgarh 10483
8 Dadra And Nagar Haveli 562
9 Daman And Diu 164
10 Delhi 9263
11 Goa 2212
12 Gujarat 153246
13 Haryana 83007
14 Himachal Pradesh 6233
15 Jammu and Kashmir 1904
16 Jharkhand 23059
17 Karnataka 51641
18 Kerala 19232
19 Lakshadweep 0
20 Madhya Pradesh 25509
21 Maharashtra 168303
22 Manipur 21
23 Meghalaya 44
24 Mizoram 0
26 Ladakh 5
27 Nagaland 6
28 Odisha 15361
29 Puducherry 2141
30 Punjab 10652
31 Rajasthan 14552
32 Sikkim 217
33 Tamil Nadu 45764
34 Telangana 31005
35 Tripura 1087
36 Uttar Pradesh 77030
37 Uttarakhand 11491
38 West Bengal 12671
Grand Total 816715

 

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