Dole Scheme (Skill and Knowledge Development Training For Unemployed Youth) In Andhra Pradesh

Dole Scheme (Skill and Knowledge Development Training For Unemployed Youth) In Andhra Pradesh

Sports Ministry of the state Andhra Pradesh have stated that instead of seeking job, youths of the state should become an entrepreneur and provide jobs to others. Following this statement the state sport ministry has started a new skill based training scheme under which the youths of the state will get training to enhance their skill. It will be implemented under Assistance to Unemployed Youth Scheme.

Launch Details

The scheme was announced by the Sports Minister Kollu Ravindra while attending a workshop. The event was held at P.B. Siddhartha College of Arts and Science on 22nd December 2017. While announcing about the scheme he stated that the youth of the state must have the ability to become entrepreneurs so that they can offer jobs to the budding youths in future.

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Key Features

  • Objective: Skill and knowledge development training is required to make any youth industry ready. By opting for such training courses the youth will be aware of their strength and capability.
  • Area of training: There will be three areas on which the basic training will be provided. They are spoken English, communication skill and soft skill respectively. The youths will be given proper training on these three sections.
  • Budget: According to the Minister Kollu, the total budget for the scheme is Rs. 500 Cr total. As of now no other information such as whether it will be on phase basis or not, hasn’t been come out yet.
  • Beneficiaries: This scheme is only for the educated youths. Those who are educated enough for doing a job but unable to get a job will be eligible for the scheme.

Other Schemes under Assistance to Unemployed Youth Scheme

Apart from providing skill based training, the State Sport Ministry has stated that youths who are unemployed will get financial assistance from the state government under this scheme. With this benefit nearly 10 Lac youths in the state will be benefited. This financial assistance will be given until the applicant gets a job and start earning money.


With launching such schemes the ministry is encouraging the youth to start their own business. Also by providing ample real life skill training the ministry is letting these youths to meet the expectation of the corporate industry across the nation.

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While giving his speech at the workshop, singer Srinivas has said that youths should have the attitude to learn more and try new things in life. This will lead to broader their circle, minds and work opportunity.

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