Govt Initiative for Employment of Exservicemen : Project Jai Jawan Kisan

Govt Initiative for Employment of Exservicemen

The armed forces of India are the second largest in the world having more than 1.4 million active personnel in the Indian Army, Indian Navy, and Indian Air Force. They are safeguarding the country against external aggression besides providing internal security. They are well trained, disciplined, motivated, experienced, active, energetic and exposed to hard and adverse conditions. It is estimated that approximately 60,000 service personnel are retiring every year at a very young age. The resettlement of retired personnel often pose various challenges. Efforts are underway towards the resettlement of Ex-Service Men (ESM) by organizing Employment Seminars / Job Fairs and skill development training in collaboration with various organizations.

Project Jai Jawan Kisan for Soldiers

Modern-day Agriculture provides a number of opportunities such as Organic farming, Vermicomposting, Seed Production, Tissue Culture Unit, Hydroponics, Food Processing and Value Addition, Nursery, Landscaping, Farm Machinery Unit/ Custom Hiring Centre, Production & Marketing of Bio-Control Agents and Bio-Fertilizers etc., which can be harnessed for creating income and employment generating avenues for Ex-service men. Thus, wider scope exists for involving Ex-Service Men in agriculture and allied sectors through appropriate training and capacity building programs.

In this context, MANAGE in collaboration with NABARD, Telangana has initiated “Jai Jawan Kisan (Soldiers for Agriculture)” program for enhancing the knowledge and skill of Ex-service men in the field of agriculture and allied sectors to create self-employment, enhance livelihood opportunities and make agricultural sector more vibrant.

MANAGE is an autonomous organization under Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare offering services in the streams of management training, consultancy, management education, research and information services for various stakeholders in the field of agriculture.  They are offering ESM  to participate the skill development programme.

Eligibility:   The Ex-Servicemen of only Telangana state from Army, Navy and Air Force and retired personnel from pars military forces. (Assam Rifles, Border Security Force, Central Industrial Security Force, Central Reserve Police Force, Indo-Tibetan Border Police, National Security Guard, Railway Protection Force, Sashastra Seema Bal, Special Frontier Force and Special Protection Group)

Eligibility Criteria to join Jai Jawan Kisan Training

Educational Qualification: Minimum 10th standard.

Age Limit: No age limit

Course fee: No course fee; free boarding and lodging at MANAGE, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad (Travelling charges to be borne by the candidate).

Medium of Instruction: English

No. of participants per batch: Only 50 interested and eligible candidates will be selected for the program on first come first serve basis.

Duration: 15 days (Tentatively from 04.09.2023 — 18.09.2023)

How to Apply for Jai Jawan Kisan

The interested candidates may submit their filled in applications to the Director, Centre for Sustainable Agriculture, Climate Change and Adaptation at ccamanageonline@gmaiLcom (9052028777) on or before 15th July, 2023.