The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) plans to train youth from Naxal-hit areas in basic accounting skills. The initiative is aimed at helping the youth find jobs with local banks, where operations often take a hit as few regular employees are willing to be posted in Red zones due to safety concerns.
The NSDC, sources in the government told TOI, is working on a six-month training capsule for educated youth in Left-wing extremism-hit zones keen on employment in the banking sector. It will seek to impart coaching in basic computing skills, an aptitude that bank recruitment tests look for in lower clerical staff.
However, the NSDC course may, at best, only prepare the youth in Naxal-hit districts to take the common written examination for recruitment in banks. Direct placement is ruled out unless the government agrees to relax the recruitment norms exclusively for the Red zones…
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