National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme Benefits, NAPS Scheme Detail

National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) the main objective of the scheme is to promote apprenticeship training and to increase the engagement of apprentices from present 2.3 lakh to 50 lakh cumulatively by 2020.

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National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme Benefits, NAPS Scheme Details

Government of India has approved National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) with target to provide apprenticeship training to 50 Lakh youth by 2020. Under the scheme, Government of India will share 25% of prescribed stipend subject to a maximum of Rs. 1500 per month per apprentice with the employers. Government of India will also share maximum Rs.7500 per fresher apprentice (without any formal trade training) as a cost of basic training with Basic Training Providers.

Scope of the National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme

NAPS will cover all categories of apprentices except the Graduate, Technician and Technician (Vocational) apprentices which are covered by the scheme administered by Ministry of Human Resource Development

Objectives of National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme

  • Sharing of stipend with employers to a maximum limit of Rs. 1500 per month per apprentice
  • Sharing of Basic Training Cost with Basic Training Providers to a maximum limit of Rs. 7500 for 500 hours/ 3 months per apprentice

Eligibility and Requirements for Employers

  • Employer validation through TIN/TAN and EPFO/ESIC/LIN/ any other identifier decided by
  • Aadhar linked bank account

Eligibility and Requirements for National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme

Category of

Apprentice

Minimum

Age

(Years)

Maximum

Age

(Years)

Minimum

Educational

Qualification

Aadhar

Number

Aadhar linked

Bank Account

ITI Pass Out

14

Not Applicable

As per Trade

Mandatory

Mandatory

Dual -Mode

Trainee of ITI

14

Not Applicable

As per TradeMandatory

Mandatory

PMKVY/MES Pass

Out

14

Not ApplicableAs per TradeMandatory

Mandatory

Fresher1421As per TradeMandatory

Mandatory

 

Eligibility and Requirements for Basic Training Providers (BTP)

  • Government and Private ITI having spare seats (with in overall sanctioned seats)
  • Establishments with in-house basic training facilities
  • BTP set up/supported by industry clusters
  • Physical verification of basic training facilities by RDAT
  • BTP must have Aadhaar linked bank account

Please Note

  • Mandatory for Establishments, Apprentices and BTPs to register and engage apprentices through portal, apprenticeship.gov.in.
  • Contract registration through portal is must for designated and optional trades

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