Dantewada Model

Dantewada district has been highly affected over the past several years due to Left Wing Extremism (LWE). As a result:-

The Livelihood College was initiated in the month of October 2011 Livelihood College Dantewada

  • Low literacy rate of 33.2%
  • Inadequate essential services
  • Limited livelihood opportunities

Livelihood College Dantewada

Major Convergence Schemes

Skill Development Training through convergence of Central and State Govt. Skill Development schemes

Training Courses at Dantewada

  • Tailor (Basic Sewing Operator)
  • Industrial sewing Machine
  • Basic Electrical Training
  • Driver cum Mechanic
  • Spoken English and Communication Skills
  • Computer Fundamentals/Hardware
  • Assistant Mason
  • Hospitality
  • Basic Welding Training
  • Diesel Pump Mechanic
  • Vermi-Composition
  • Soft Toy
  • Cultivation of Vegetable
  • Sales Person Retail

Skill Development Mechanism

  • Mobilization
  • Placement

Year Wise Growth Chart

No of trainees:-

  • 2011-12 – 1019 Trainees
  • 2012-13 – 1414 Trainees
  • 2013- 14 – 1719 Trainees
  • 2014-15 – 2200 Trainees
  • Projected (Till Date – 1178 Trainees)


Success Story – Women Empowerment

Yogeshwari Dhaneria :

Yogeshwari is from Kanker. She hails from a BPL family. After completing class 12th, she joined Livelihood College for skill development in Retail Sector. Now she is working as a Sales Executive in Varya – A well known Boutique in Jagdalpur. She is an inspiration to other girls of the locality.

Ramesh Kattam :

Ramesh is from Konta, highly LWE affected village. Instead of joining Naxalism, he preferred to join at Livelihood College, Dantewada. He took skill development training in Hospitality Sector. At present he is working with GT Star, a premium hotel in Raipur. Now he is successfully contributing to his family who are engaged in MFP (Minor Forest Produce) collections.

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