Davanagere: For the first time, the Social Welfare Department has decided to provide training to unemployed youth belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the State for paramedical skill training and non-paramedical short-term certificate courses with a job guarantee.
The training is being imparted through the pre-examination training centre of the Social Welfare Department.
This year, it has been decided to train 1,500 unemployed youth in the State with 75 per cent employment guarantee and residential training through more than 500-bedded and nationally recognised hospitals.
Candidates for non-paramedical short-term certificate courses will be selected on the basis of 2nd PUC Science stream marks and for paramedical skills training the marks scored in paramedical certificate course will be considered.
The paramedical assistant (non-paramedical) training is of three months duration and the candidate should have passed 2nd PUC Science stream. There are three types of training in the above. The paramedical technician (paramedical skills training) training is also of three months duration and should have completed the paramedical diploma course. There are five types of training under the above.