The Community Scheme: Introduction


Community scheme is running under Human resources Development Ministry, Government of India, New Delhi, since 1986. The soul purpose of this scheme is to provide free of cost technical & professional education to rural Mass by approaching their doors and to guide them for employement in Industrial area and Self employment.Apart from this, this scheme also provides technical education,help,services and community services to weaker section, backward classes and minority classes, which can not obtain such training programmes or not aware of technology to help them for self employement or employment.

The scheme envisaged the Community Polytechnics to act as important centres for the application of Science and Technology in rural areas and and generate self and wage based employment opportunities, through non formal training, towards and competency and need based courses, in various trades and multiple skills.

CS in Govt. Poly. Khargone
In GPCK, the Community Polytechnic Scheme was started in 1998. Grant-aid from Govt. of India for current year has been received ,for this scheme.Till date total 3785 persons are trained, out of which 2488 are Mans & 1297 are number of women Trainees.

GPCK has set up a main center within the institution, to undertake various activities of the C.P. Scheme:

Extension Centers are being established every year and in order to cover maximum target area/people, location of extension centers is shifted from place to place, depending on the needs and priorities. Skill development training programs, relevant to the community needs are being imparted through extension centers.

The trade-wise distribution of persons succesfully trained in various trades, under the community polytechnic Scheme, during second session of Oct 2006 to March 2007 as under:-

1. Electrician Trade-71.
2. Motor Winding-56.
3. Embroidery-25.
4. Garment Making-43
5. Typing-38.
6. Book Keping-19.
7. Computer Application-36.