The scheme envisages creation of Skill Development infrastructure closer to the people of left wing extremism (LWE) affected districts. The scheme covers 48 LWE Districts in 10 States. The cost of the scheme is Rs 401.28 crore with duration of implementation upto 21 March 2024.
The scheme interalia, envisages creation of infrastructure for 48 Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) @ one ITI per district in 48 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. 298.38 crore (Rs. 227.47 crore as central share) out of total allocation of Rs.399.47 crore has been released to 10 states under the scheme.
The state wise details of districts covered under the scheme “Skill Development in 48 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 48 Districts Affected by LWE"|
|Sl.||Component||Funds (Rs. in Lakh)|
|1||Skill Training of 5340 Youth||1841.00||876.38||405.49|
|2||Establishment of 48 ITIs and 68 SDCs #||34270.80||28361.19||19696.80|
|# - 75% Central and 25 % State Government Funding|