Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) and Regional Rural Development Authority (RRDA) have joined hands to empower youths and women the state capital.
The two organisations have signed MoUs with 13 agencies to impart job-oriented training to 10,000 people under Swarnajayanti Gram Swarojgar Yojana, a Centre-sponsored integrated programme to make the rural poor self-employed.
The youngsters will be trained in a variety of fields, including beauty and makeup, garment-making, real estate, medical care and nursing, food and beverage, banking and accounts, information and communication technology, media and entertainment.
The courses will be of three months. Once the training is over, they will also enjoy placement support from the respective agency.
Four out of 13 agencies Janjit Sanskrit Kala Kendra, Dhurwa; Vivekananda Paryavaran Evam Arogya Mission, Harmu; Datapro Computer Centre, Lalpur and CPIT Edutech Pvt Ltd have begun training. Datapro Computer Centre, Birsa Chowk, will start taking trainees from Tuesday.
Ranchi deputy mayor Sanjeev Vijayvargia said: We will achieve the target of enrolling 10,000 people by March. The total project cost is Rs 6 crore.
Interested youths have to submit documents like identity proof, Aadhaar card, educational certificates and name of ward councillors at the time of enrolment.