Seekho Aur Kamao scheme

March 24, 2023

Recently, the Union Minister of Minority Affairs informed Lok Sabha about the Seekho Aur Kamao scheme.

About Seekho Aur Kamao scheme:

  • Seekho Aur Kamao is a skill development scheme for the youth of the 14 - 35 years age group.
  • It aims at providing employment and employment opportunities, improving the employability of existing workers, school dropouts etc.
  • The scheme ensures 75% placement, out of which 50% should be in the organized sector.
  • As per scheme guidelines, the implementing organizations will be required to establish linkages with placement services.
  • For the candidates interested in self-employment after availing the training, the organization shall arrange easy microfinance/ loans for them through financial institutions, National Minority Development Finance Corporation (NMDFC), banks etc.
  • Post-placement support of Rs. 2000/- per month is provided to placed trainees for two months as placement assistance.