The guidelines for preparing Schemes/ Programmes under Special Component Plan and Tribal Sub-Plan by the State Governments, issued by the Planning Commission, includes setting up of training centres for training of unemployed Scheduled Tribe youth. The details of the guidelines of the Planning Commission for setting up of training centres for training of unemployed Scheduled Tribe youth under Special Component Plan and Tribal Sub-Plan by the State Governments are as below:
(i) In every Divisional Headquarter, a polytechnic may be set up.
Further, one or two training colleges for nursing and para-medical
training courses for nurses, ANMs, physiotherapists, technicians,
radiologists may be provided exclusively for SCs & STs.
(ii) Good quality institutes may be established in each district for
imparting employable skill exclusively for the unemployed SC/ ST youth
for providing employment opportunities.
(iii) Residential schools for SC/ ST boys and girls should be set up in
all the districts where percentage of the SC and ST concentration is
high. The residential schools should have the facilities of vocational
training, coaching-cum-guidance centre, sports centre and cultural
(iv) Training may also be imparted in the existing Police Training
Centres or Home Guards training centres to SC and ST youth (18-21 years)
who have passed Matriculation for Constables and Home Guards.