Jan Shikshan Sansthan

Scheme of Support to Jan Shiksha Sansthan(NGO)'s for Skill Development

  • Enhance the occupational skills and technical knowledge of the neo-literates and the trainees.
  • Deliver academic and technical resource support to Zilla Saksharata Samities
  • Arrange equality programs through Open Learning Systems.
  • Boost national goals such as secularism, national integration, women’s equality etc.

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Jan Shikshan Sansthan

Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS) program delivers vocational skills to non-literate, neo-literates as well as school dropouts by determining skills that have a market in the area of their development. JSS program is previously known as Shramik Vidyapeeth.
Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS) portrays an institutional structure for providing Non-formal, Adult and Continuing Education Programs for underprivileged groups.
The Jan Shikshan Sansthan scheme was moved from the Ministry of Human Resource Development to Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in July-2018.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Ans:-The target group of JSS scheme are as follows:-
• Educationally underprivileged and Socio-economically backward groups of rural/urban population.
• Main aim comprises neo-literates, non-literate, people with education upto 8th standard, school dropouts and candidates must be in the age group of 15-35 years
• Emphasis must be given to women, SC, ST, OBC and Minorities in rural areas and urban slums..

Ans:-The following are the eligibility criteria of the scheme :-
• At the time of application, the organization has to be registered for a minimum period of three years.
• It must have a proper Constitution Memorandum or Articles of Association.
• It has to have a properly constituted Managing/Governing Body with its powers and duties mentioned in its constitution.
• It should have experience in the field of formal/non-formal education, skill development, adult education, vocational training, development and community development
• It must have been through a financial audit for the last three years.
• It must maintain a report for the last three years.

Ans:-Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS) established in 1967 by the then Ministry of Education and Culture, Government of India in order to provide vocational and general education needs of industrial workers and urban slum dwellers.

Ans:-The following are the guidelines of the scheme:-
• Arrangement of JSS course and curriculum with National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) to systematize training.
• To determine and boost traditional skills in the district through skilling / extra training.
• Evidence-based evaluation system
• Easy online certification.
• Connecting JSS to Public Finance Management system to sustain transparency and responsibility of the ecosystem.
• Developing livelihood linkages.