Training & Placement Programmes

Bihar Rural Livelihood Promotion Society

A market linked skill development and placement in multi-skills sector. The BPL (Below poverty line) youths for 13 districts are to be trained in multi-trades. The target is to achieve the training and placement of the 3400 number of youths.



  • > Gaya
  • > Nalanda

Odisha State Employment Mission

A placement linked training programme for the districts of Odisha. The programme focuses on providing skill development training and placement to the unemployed youth. Target to achieve the number of youths is 8100 in the districts of Odisha by 2012-2014.

Rajasthan Skill and Livelihoods Development Corporation

ACM GIDF’s skill training & placement project in association with the Rajasthan Skill and Livelihoods Development Corporation (RSLDC) is an initiative by the Government of Rajasthan to cater to the challenges of creating a large number of livelihood opportunities for the poor,increasing labour force and to increase the income levels of working poor in the state of Rajasthan. ACM GIDF has therefore taken the target of training candidates in various vocations, over a period of 3 years and will also be offering job placements to them on completion of their course

  • Build and Disseminate Knowledge
  • Skill Enhancement
  • Policy Reform and Advocacy
  • Capacity Building of Organisations
  • Designing livelihood promotion strategies
  • Implementing pilots


Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana

The special SGSY project entails sourcing meaningful vocations for below poverty level youth, through local need assessment by industry visits and then connecting local youth with the opportunities available in the region. The initiative concentrates on the marginalized sections like women, SC/ST population and minorities.

For community mobilization, besides setting up training centres in prominent neighbourhoods, team GIDF conducts concerted awareness drives in the target region. This includes regular meetings with stakeholders as well as advertisements through distribution of pamphlets, banners in vantage locations, news paper advertisements and wall paintings. Course structuring and selection happen under the guidance of government agencies like the District Rural Development Agencies.

The youth are selected as per the criteria mentioned in the course modules of the National Certificate for Vocational Training. With well equipped classrooms, practical exposure, dedicated trainers and a streamlined study module – our students have already started making their mark by landing jobs in prime companies.

The project is currently being executed in 4 states of India, namely :

  • Assam - District Dibrugarh & Tinsukia.
  • Uttar Pradesh - District Agra, Jhansi, Rae Bareilly & Sultanpur.
  • Rajasthan - District Jaipur & Jodhpur.
  • Madhya Pradesh - District Sagar & Raisen.


Swarna Jayanti Sahari Rozgar Yojana

Under the Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rojgar Yojana (SJSRY), GIDF empowers underprivileged urban youth by training them in a multitude of vocational skills. In Bhopal, the emphasis is on identifying and imparting training in market-driven courses to enable them find a place in entry level opportunities in various industrial sectors.

The target here is to match local industry requirements with skill-set building of youth in the same locality. Yet another core aim of the project is empowerment of women, including formation of Women’s Groups for small enterprises and Women’s Thrift-cum-Credit Societies.

The training, in three or four different courses in each specified centre, is provided absolutely free of cost. The batches are small – of around 30-35 students including girls. The project is being implemented in association with the Department of Urban Development of Bhopal.


The project aim at providing skill training to below poverty youth in Rae Bareilly & Sultanpur districts of Uttar Pradesh. The project is supported by the Ministry of Rural Development; U.P Govt The initiative concentrates on the marginalized sections like women, SC/ST population and minorities. Students are trained in a specific vocation which also includes facilities like factory visits, practical exams, on the job training etc. which is followed by placement assistance in the related field, offered to the students once they successfully complete their course by passing in the examination that is conducted by National Certificate for Vocational Training (NCVT).


This project is yet another vocational training initiative in association the District Poverty Initiative Programme (DPIP-MP) through which we plan to enhance the skills of rural BPL youth 2 districts of Madhya Pradesh, namely Raisen & Guna.


This project is aimed at exploring and imparting in-demand vocational skills to below poverty level urban youth through free training centres in several locations of district Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh. On completion of the training, students are also provided with placement assistance in their related fields.

SGSY – Rajasthan

We have always laid special emphasis on women empowerment, be it projects related to providing training to rural artisans or the youth. This project is yet another initiative of GIDF along with the District Rural Development Agency, Jodhpur (DRDA) where our plan is to basically mobilize localities in Self Help Groups and then train them initiate a self generating activity in turn empowering them to improve their socio-economic status and self-sustainability.


  • > Delhi
  • > Uttar Pradesh - Agra, Rae Barielly, Sultanpur, Ramabai Nagar, Kanpur Nagar, Jhansi
  • > Assam - Dibrugarh, Tinsukia
  • > Rajasthan - Jodhpur, Jaipur
  • > Madhya Pradesh - Guna, Sagar, Raisen
  • > Kerala - Kozikode