Jan Shikshan Sansthans (JSSs) are established to provide vocational training to non-literate, neo-literate, as well as school drop outs by identifying skills as would have a market in the region of their establishment.
Scope of Work
The Scope of Work of Jan Shikshan Sansthans (JSSs) will include the following:
Categorisation of Jan Shikshan Sansthans (JSSs)
Jan Shikshan Sansthans (JSSs), have been categorized into three categories, namely, Category ‘A’, Category ‘B’ and Category ‘C’. Different quantum of assistance has been provided for each category.
Upgradation of Jan Shikshan Sansthans
The scheme does not provide for upgradation of one category of JSS to another.
New Jan Shikshan Sansthans
During 2008-09, 50 additional JSSs, in Category ‘C’, have been set up under this scheme on the new parameters and financial pattern
Pattern of Financial Assistance
For the Financial Year 2008-09, assistance will be provided at the pre-revised scales. With effect from 1-04-09, till the validity of this scheme, all the JSSs will be provided enhanced* assistance, at the revised rates, as follows:
|Non- Recurring(for infrastructure and equipments)||One time grant of Rs. 15 Lakhs only to the NEW JSSs .|
*This increase of Rs. 5 Lakhs will be exclusively for the programmes.
Monitoring and Evaluation
Directorate of Adult Education, Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resources, Government of India/ National Literacy Mission will be responsible for Monitoring and Evaluation.