State Directorate of Craftsmen Training is implementing two major programmes of Government of India, viz, Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS) and Apprenticeship Training Scheme (ATS) (under Apprentices Act, 1961).
The objectives of the above schemes is to ensure steady flow of skilled manpower in industries and also to reduce unemployment amongst the educated youth by equipping them with the required skills, education and discipline for suitable industrial employment as well as self employment.
Both the above programmes are implemented through the following:
- Industrial Training Institutes and Expansion Centre – On successful completion of training, a trainee shall get National Trade Certificate by National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) and Trade Certificate by State Council for Vocational Training (SCVT) as per admissibility.
- Apprenticeship Training Scheme – On successful completion of training, an apprentice shall get National Apprenticeship Certificate by National Council for Vocational Training.