CM inaugurated 150 seated Software Programing campus for girls
Launching of 18-months Free Residential Programme in Software programming: An Initiative of Tribal Welfare Department, Govt. of Tripura and NavGurukul Foundation.
With an aim to provide guaranteed job/placement in private startup& Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) to the girls/women/transgender from marzinalized families and to impart leadership. and English Speaking skills, Tribal Welfare Department, Govt. of Tripura have taken up initiative to establish full fledged Training Centre in Agartala for 18 months Software Diploma Course for 150 seated campus for Girls for Free Job Linked Training in Software Programming in collaboration with NavGurukul Foundation, Haryana. The initiative has been launched on 29.09.2021 at 04.00 PM by Shri Biplab Kumar Deb, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Tripura and Shri Mevar Kumar Jamatia, Hon’ble Minister, Tribal Welfare, Fisheries & I & C (HH&S),Govt. of Tripura.
- NavGurukul is an NGO working towards the financial empowerment of students from under privileged sections of society having its registered office in Gurugram, Haryana and campus in Bengaluru, Karnataka and also Dharamsala. NavGurukul has experience of working with other State Governments such as Govt. of NCT of Delhi, Govt. of Odisha, Govt. of Maharastra and also with Govt. registered organization like Smart Village Movement-SVM, Andhra Pradesh. The Foundation guarantees Job/Placement in private startups & SMEs after the completion of the program with minimum starting pay of Rs.15,000/- per month & Rs.20,000/- per month in Small & big cities respectively.
- NavGurukul in collaboration with Tribal Welfare Department has aimed for mobilization of girls throughout the state with atleast class 10th pass standard and not aiming at any career oriented higher study etc. The mobilization was conducted and girls were selected from the districts through stages of online tests and interviews.The entire program (including fooding, lodging) is fully sponsored by the NavGurukul foundation. Many of the alumni of this Institute (NavGurukul) are placed in reputed organization such as Mindtree through works and Unacademy amongst others.
The Tribal Welfare Department has sent 4 nos. ST Girls for undergoing course at NavGurukul, Bangalore Campus. Total 4184 nos.ST Girls had been registered in the NavGurukul Programme as on date, out of that, 935 nos. ST Girls have appeared in the screening test and 62 nos. ST Girls have been selected in two phases (First Phase-14 nos., Second Phase-48 nos.). For the 2nd phase with target of 150 nos. this Department has obtained NOC from Youth Affairs and Sports Department, Govt. of Tripura for utilizing Shaheed Bhagat Singh Youth Hostel as NavGurukul.
Agartala Campus and training will be conducted in batches of 150 each.
- The Tribal Welfare Department, Govt. of Tripura also aims to continue the said program by mobilizing more number of girls in the coming years.