Seekho Aur Kamao Scheme

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Recently, the Union Minister of Minority Affairs informed Lok Sabha about the Seekho Aur Kamao scheme.

About Seekho Aur Kamao scheme:

  • Seekho Aur Kamao is a skill development scheme for the youth of the 14 - 35 years age group.
  • It aims at providing employment and employment opportunities, improving the employability of existing workers, school dropouts etc.
  • The scheme ensures 75% placement, out of which 50% should be in the organized sector.
  • As per scheme guidelines, the implementing organizations will be required to establish linkages with placement services.
  • For the candidates interested in self-employment after availing the training, the organization shall arrange easy microfinance/ loans for them through financial institutions, National Minority Development Finance Corporation (NMDFC), banks etc.
  • Post-placement support of Rs. 2000/- per month is provided to placed trainees for two months as placement assistance.


Q1) What is skill India Mission?

The Mission has been developed to create convergence across sectors and States in terms of skill training activities. Further, to achieve the vision of ‘Skilled India’, the National Skill Development Mission would not only consolidate and coordinate skilling efforts but also expedite decision-making across sectors to achieve skilling at scale with speed and standards.