About UKWDP Project (Uttarakhand Work Force Development Project (UKWDP)
The UKWDP project aims to improve the overall quality and relevance of the ITI ecosystem in the state. One of the key factors to achieve the objective is to enable and strengthen strong industry linkages. These industry linkages are aimed at facilitating better on-the-job trainings to the ITI trainees, provide industry relevant learning & development opportunities to the ITI staff. Enabling these collaborative efforts between the ITI ecosystem and the Industry will ultimately lead to better employment outcomes for the ITI graduates.
To scale up the placement performance of ITIs under Uttarakhand Workforce Development Project SPIU (State Project Implementation Unit) has appointed Yuvashakti foundation (YSF) to provide placements to skilled manpower trained through Govt. ITIs in Kumaon Region of Uttarakhand.
Broad Roles and Responsibilities of Yuvashakti Foundation
Yuvashakti Foundation will facilitate the outcomes of the scope of services mentioned below using the best of its global knowledge base for benchmarking, domain expertise to place the Trainees trained across sectors. The broad Scope of Services include the following:
A) Pre-Placement Activities
Trade wise finalizing the number of Trainees to be placed across sectors and Geography within defined timelines
Liasoning with prospective employers for the placement of skilled manpower
Map the Skilled Trainees with the Employment Opportunities
Coordinating with UKWDP/ Deputy Director Apprenticeship at DTEU Haldwani /Respective ITIs (as applicable) for the placement of the Trainees trained by them as per demand of employers
Assisting Trainees through the recruitment process (train students on job hunting skills including social and professional networking skills and help the students improve CV writing and interviewing skills)
B) Placement Activities
Organizing Placement Melas/Job fairs, campus interviews and other modes of placement drives at various locations at Kumaon Region, ensuring participation of employers and Trainees Identifying suitable Trainees with the help of ITIs and connecting the suitable Trainees with the employers (provide job matching service i.e. identify relevant job roles for specific group of trainees and connect them with the employer)
Ensuring successful placement of Trainees
Coordinating with employers, ITIs and Trainees for facilitating smooth joining process of the selected Trainees.
C) Post-Placement Activities
Coordinating with employers to provide the mandatory documents of selected Trainees such as appointment letter/letter from the employer/offer letter with acceptance of Trainee etc. The documents must be aligned to the list of documents considered as valid proof of employment as per UKWDP guidelines which shall be communicated to the agency from time to time.
Coordinating with employers to periodically provide pay slips and other necessary documents to UKWDP/DTEU/ITIs as proof of employment.
Resuming channel for communication with Trainees who quit their jobs and provide alternate employment if the Trainee wishes to work further.
Supporting career counselling and retention management for Trainees by constant dialogue with Trainees and employers