The scheme envisages creation of Skill Development infrastructure closer to the people of left wing extremism (LWE) affected districts. The scheme covers 47 LWE Districts in 10 States. The cost of the scheme is Rs 407.85 crore with duration of implementation upto 31 March 2020.
The scheme interalia, envisages creation of infrastructure for 47 Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) @ one ITI per district in 47 districts of 10 States and Creation of infrastructure for 68 Skill Development Centers (SDCs) @ 2 SDCs per districts in 34 districts of 9 States. Establishment of SDCs in added 13 districts in the revised scheme has not been taken up. So far, Rs. 273.31 crore (Rs. 207.18 crore as central share) out of total allocation of Rs.404.27 crore has been released to 10 states under the scheme.
Note : Pending appraisal/approval of ongoing schemes of a Ministry/ Department, an interim extension beyond 31st March, 2020 or the date till which the Schemes are already approved, is given by Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance for a period till 31st March, 2021 or till the date the recommendation of 15th Finance Commission come into effect, whichever is earlier. It is applicable for all the Schemes that the Ministry/ Department wants to continue without changing their scope, nature, coverage and without creating additional posts.
The state wise details of districts covered under the scheme “Skill Development in 47 Districts Affected by Left Wing Extremism” are given in Table:
|Sl||States||No. of Dist.||Districts Covered|
|3||Bihar||9||Jamui, Gaya, Aurangabad, Rohtas, Jehanabad, Arwal, Muzzafarpur, Banka, Nawada|
|4||Chhattisgarh||9||Dantewada, Bastar, Kanker, Surguja, Rajnandgaon, Bijapur, Narayanpur, Sukma, Kondagaon|
|5||Jharkhand||16||Chatra, West Singhbhum, Palamau, Garhwa, East Singhbhum, Bokaro, Lohardaga, Gumla, Latehar, Hazaribagh, Girdih, Khunti, Ranchi, Dumka, Ramgarh, Simdega|
|7||Maharashtra||2||Gadchiroli and Gondia|
|8||Odisha||6||Gajapati, Malkangiri, Rayagada, Deogarh, Sambalpur, Koraput|
|10||West Bengal||1||Paschim Midnapur (Lalgarh Area)|
|Fund Allocation, Released and UC Received under the scheme "Skill Development in 47 Districts Affected by LWE"|
|Sl.||Component||Funds (Rs. in Lakh)|
|1||Skill Training of 5340 Youth||1841.00||876.38||370.71|
|2||Establishment of 47 ITIs and 68 SDCs #||33886.2||26455.05||17141.21|
|# - 75% Central and 25 % State Government Funding|