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PMKVY Scheme

The National Skill Development Corporation has notified “Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna (PMKVY)” (a Phase II of the STAR Scheme) which aims to skill unemployed youth is the flagship outcome based skill training Scheme of the new Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE).

The Objective of the skill certification and reward scheme is to enable and mobilize a large number of Indian youth to take up outcome based skill training and become employable and earn their livelihood.

The training courses of PMKVY is based on the approved QPs (a set of National Occupational Standards) to the Leather Sector is as follows

Training Partner : CFTI, Chennai

Status of Training Programme : CFTI, Chennai completed training for 840 candidates within 3 months (till 18th Aug 2016) in this Scheme. Now we are trying to achieve the training target of 500 candidates / month.

Eligibility

1. Age Limit : 18 to 35
2. Minimum Qualification : 5th Std
3. Gender : Male / Female
4. Training Location : Anywhere in India based on the requirement


TNSDC Scheme


This Institute is affiliated with Leather Sector Skill Council to conduct a “Placement linked skill training program for unemployed Youth” funded by Tamil Nadu Skill development corporation (TNSDC), Govt of Tamil Nadu to facilitate the unemployed segment to develop the skill solutions with hands on training by Central footwear Training Institute (CFTI, Chennai) and place them at appropriate demand in the industry as per the requisite skilled manpower needed to sustain the envisioned growth of the leather/ Footwear, leather goods and Leather Garments industry and setting a foundation for the country to emerge as a global leader.

Training Partner : CFTI, Chennai in association with Leather Sector Skill Council Approved training courses of TNSDC to our Sector is as follows

  • Stitchers for Footwear, Leather Goods and Garments Manufacturing
  • Cutters for Footwear , Leather Goods and Garments Manufacturing
  • Skivers, Splitters, Folders, Pasting Attachers and Table helpers for Upper Making in Footwear Manufacturing
  • Leather Weaving

Status of Training Programme :
CFTI, Chennai completed training for 1979 candidates till 31st July 2015.

Eligibility
  • 1. Age Limit : 18 to 35
  • 2. Minimum Qualification : 5th Std
  • 3. Gender : Male / Female
  • 4. Training Location : Anywhere in Tamilnadu based on the requirement

STAR Scheme (NSDC)


A scheme called “ National Skill Certification and Monetary Reward Scheme ” has been recently launched on 16th August’2013 by the Hon’ble Finance Minister. The Scheme was implemented by NSDC (National Skill Development corporation), Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India.

The core objective of this programme is to encourage skill development for youth by providing monetary awards for successful completion of approved training programmes.

Nine sectors have been identified for implementation at first instance and Leather sector is one of them. The National Occupation Standards (NOS) have been developed by the NSDC for different training programmes which has to be followed. It is aimed to train 10 Lakh people within a year’s time in total and 50,000 for Leather sector.

A Leather Sector Skill Council (LSSC) has been formed as section 25 company under CLE (Council of Leather Exports) and CFTI, Chennai have been identified as a training partner for Footwear Industries. Three different training programmes in Footwear Industries as of now are

  • 1) Stitchers (Level4),
  • 2) Cutters (Level 4) and
  • 3) Assistant operators (Level 2)

Training Partner : CFTI, Chennai

Status of Training Programme : CFTI, Chennai successfully completed training for 1995 candidates with pass percentage of 94% (2nd place in the Leather Sector Skill Council) till 31st July 2015.

How to reach

Central Footwear Training Institute,
65/1, GST Road, Guindy,
Chennai 600032
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