HYDERABAD: The Chief Minister Mr N Kiran Kumar Reddy today
told the officials of the Rajiv Education and Employment Mission to achieve the
target of 15 lakhs by 2014-15 at any cost by going on a mission-mode approach.
The Chief Minister today agreed to constitute a Skill Development Fund with
Rs.1,000.00 crores to be operated by the Rajiv Education and Employment Mission
of Andhra Pradesh (REEMAP) and release of programme funds.
The Chief Minister also asked the Finance Department to
release funds urgently required by the REEMAP for its operations and
activities. A video conference on the progress of Rajiv Yuva Kiranalu programme
with the District Collectors and District Officials will be held on the 5th of
November. The Rajiv Education and Employment Council of Andhra Pradesh (REECAP)
will meet in the 3rd week of November and will be chaired by the Chief
The Chief Minister today held a detailed review meeting on
the progress of the Rajiv Yuva Kiranalu programme with officials at
Secretariat. Vice Chairman of the REEMAP, Mr K C Reddy, Chief Secretary Sri
Pankaj Dwivedi, Mission Director Ms. Shanti Kumari, Principal Secretary, Rural
Development, Reddy Subramaniam, Secretary, Labour & Employment, D. Srinivasulu,
Commissioner, Employment & Training, Shashi Bhushan Kumar, Principal
Secretary, Finance, V Bhasker, Secretary, Finance, Premchandra Reddy,
Principal Secretary to CM, Binoy Kumar, Secretary to CM, K S Jawahar Reddy,
Special Secretary to CM, S S Rawat, Additional Secretary to CM, N Sreedhar and
other officials attended the meeting.
Officials explained to the Chief Minister the Major
activities covered so far under the Rajiv Yuva Kiranalu and said that district
level consultative workshops have been completed, targets for 2011-12 & 2012-13
are set and sub-Mission wise targets till 2015 given, District Rajiv Yuva
Kiranalu constituted, Rajiv Yuva Kiranalu facilitation centres opened, 1st
REEMAP meeting conducted and staff, fund requirement consolidated.
Collaboration with Ministry of Textiles for training 2 lakh people during 12th
five year plan finalised and the Ministry of Textiles will cover up to 85% of
The officials said that under Rajiv Yuva Kiranalu, 1 lakh
jobs will be provided by December 2011. District-wise and sub-Mission wise
targets are West Godavari - 5049, Warangal - 4501, Vijayawada Municipal
Corporation - 125, Vizianagaram - 4811, Visakhapatnam - 5320, Srikakulam -
5003, Ranga Reddy - 3623, Prakasam - 3254, Nizamabad - 2924, Nellore - 5253,
Nalgonda - 4059, Medak - 3266, Mahaboobnagar - 2225, Kurnool - 4308, Krishna -
4739, Khammam - 2905, Karimnagar - 3898, Kadapa - 4271, ITDA Utnoor, Adilabad--
1144, ITDA--Srisailam - 408, ITDA-Seethampet - 1100, ITDA-Rampachodavaram -
563, ITDA-Parvathipuram - 899, ITDA-Paderu - 1389, ITDA-Eturunagaram - 822,
ITDA--Bhadrachalam - 1053, Hyderabad - 1720, GVMC - 400, Guntur - 3642, GHMC -
580, East Godavari - 5513, Chittoor - 4390, Anantapur - 5558, Adilabad - 1720
and the Total is 1,00,435. Under Rajiv Yuva Kiranalu the targets year-wise are:
2011-12 --- 2,46,600; 2012-13 ---- 4,99,392; 2013-14 ---- 6,14,240 and 2014-15
---- 1,75,368 the Total is 15,35,600.
The Chief Minister was informed that implementation models
were devised such as: training centres linked to placements with professional
training partners; government-owned training and placement centres; Industry
based centres; Job-melas/employer-employee meets and Government of India
partnership models. Under the Rajiv Yuva Kiranalu, 517 training centre were
opened & 60,127 trainees are now undergoing training.
Officials informed that under the Proposed collaboration
models with Ministry of Textiles and in Partnership with Ministry of Textiles
Institutions Infrastructure, trainers, funding and certification will be from
Ministry of Textiles; mobilisation of youth, gap funding, monitoring &
supervision will be by the Government of Andhra Pradesh.
The Government of Andhra Pradesh Training Centres are run
either directly or through professional partners. The funding, technical
oversight will be by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India and
Infrastructure, trainers, mobilisation of youth, gap funding, monitoring &
supervision will be by the Government of Andhra Pradesh and 1st meeting was
held in Delhi on 1.11.2011.
It may be recalled here that the Government of Andhra
Pradesh decided to constitute the ‘Rajiv Education & Employment Council of AP (REECAP)’
under the Chairmanship of the Chief Minister to give policy direction to the
Mission and ‘Rajiv Education and Employment Mission in AP (REEMAP)’ to
implement the Rajiv Yuva Kiranalu programme under the direction of REECAP.
The objectives of the programme is to realise the
potential of placing at least 15 lakh youth in productive employment by 2014;
to co-ordinate public/private sector initiatives in the framework of
collaborative action; and to prepare sectoral Joint Action Plans with the
private sector covering all high employment potential sectors; to re-orient the
curriculum in the higher/technical/professional education in tune with the
industry requirements and achieve campus placements for all students.