"Seekho aur Kamao (Learn and Earn)" - For Skill Development of Minorities


The scheme aims at the following:

  • To reduce the unemployment rate and generate better livelihood for minorities along with updating their traditional skills with available market linkages.
  • To improve the employability of existing workers, school dropouts etc. and ensure their placement

This is a 100% Central Sector Scheme and will be implemented by the Ministry directly through empanelled eligible organisations.

Full cost of the approved projects as per prescribed financial norms would be borne by the Ministry.

An incentive amount of 5% of the project cost will be payable to PIA who successfully completes the project in time with all conditions met including placements.

Applicants belonging to minority community, 14-35 years of age, with minimum qualification of Class-V.

The scheme will be implemented through Project Implementing Agencies (PIAs) like Societies of the State Governments,by any private recognised/ registered Institution which has been conducting such skill development courses for at least last three years, association of Industries or any industries, NGO and civil societies.

Apply to the PIA.