Rajasthan was the first State in India to establish the Mission on Livelihoods, in September 2004, under the chairmanship of the Hon’ble Chief Minister in order to address the challenges of unemployment and ensuring gainful and sustainable employment. The objective of creation of RMoL was to formulate appropriate and innovative strategies to promote and facilitate large scale livelihoods for the poor and vulnerable people. In view of the importance of the skill development for enhancing employability of working population, RMoL was renamed as Rajasthan Mission on Skill and Livelihoods, by adding the word skill in 2009-10, to provide further impetus to the Skill Trainings. The Mission was incorporated as Section 25 Company (Not for Profit) on 17th August, 2010 and the Chief Secretary was appointed as the Chairman of RMoL as the Company. As part of its major action, it established the skill Training mechanism by involving more than 300 partner agencies to execute the training programme across the State. In a journey of 7 years it has trained around 85,000 persons/youth by offering 97 courses in 34 sectors. Yet the State training requirements to tackle the unemployment issue and enhancing employability of youth have been very high.
Designing livelihood promotion
Horticulture Improvement Programme In collaboration with Department of Horticulture and State Agriculture Universities, training on improved horticultural practices was provided to 6000 farmers and improved varieties of horticultural plant distributed to them. The programme was carried in districts where program of ‘National Horticulture Mission’ was not in place.
About RSTP (Regular Skill Training Programme)
Regular Skill Training Programmes (RSTP) is sponsored by Rajasthan Skill and Livelihoods Development Corporation (RSLDC).RSTP generate short term training programmes which are concerned for skill development in Trainees.