National Apprenticeship Mela 2022: Date, time, eligibility, benefits, registration link, documents required and more

National Apprenticeship Mela 2022 is set to be organized across the country in over 700 locations on 21st April 2022 by MSDE Skill India in association with the Directorate General of Training (DGT).

As per a statement by Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Skill India, in association with the Directorate General of Training (DGT), is organizing a day-long ‘Apprenticeship Mela’ across the country in more than over 700 locations on 21st April 2022 .

Under the initiative, the aim is to support hiring of more than one lakh apprentices and assist employers in tapping the right talent and develop it further with training and providing practical skillsets.

National Apprenticeship Mela 2022: Date, time, eligibility, benefits, registration link, documents required and more

Date: 21st April 2022

Timing: 9 am to 5 pm

Registration link: www.dgt.gov.in/appmelaapril2022

Eligibility: 5th to 12th pass, skill training certificate holders, ITI diploma holders and graduates

Documents required

The candidates must carry three copies of resume, three copies of all the mark sheets and certificates (5th to 12th pass, Skill Training Certificate, Undergraduate and Graduate (BA, BCom, BSc, etc.), Photo ID (Aadhar card / Driving License etc.) and three passport size photographs at the respective venues.

More than 4000 organizations

The event will witness participation from more than 4000 organizations across the country, operating in more than 30 sectors such as Power, Retail, Telecom, IT / ITeS, Electronics, Automotive and more. In addition, the aspiring youth will have the opportunity to engage and select from more than 500+ trades including Welder, Electrician, Housekeeper, Beautician, Mechanic etc.

National Policy of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

The National Policy of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, 2015 launched by the Prime Minister on July 15, 2015, recognizes apprenticeship as a means to provide gainful employment to skilled workforce with adequate compensation.

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has also taken several efforts to increase the number of apprentices hired by enterprises in the country.

The aim is to fill the gap in supply and demand for skilled workforce and meet the aspirations of the Indian youth through gaining on-the-job training and securing better opportunities for employment.

Benefits

-Potential applicants will receive several benefits by attending the Apprenticeship Mela.

-They have a huge opportunity to get apprenticeship offered on the spot and receive direct industry exposure.

-Following, they will get monthly stipend as per the Government standards for developing new skills, an opportunity to earn while they learn.

-The candidates will get certificates, recognized by the National Council for Vocational Education and Training (NCVET), increasing the chances of their employability after the training.

-Establishments participating in the Apprenticeship Melas get an opportunity to meet the potential apprentices at a common platform and select the candidates on-the-spot.

-In addition, even small-scale industries with a minimum of four working members can also hire apprentices at the event.

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