‘Himayat’ provides young people in the state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) with skill training, followed by job placements. Employment is followed by extensive post-placement tracking and support to ensure that trainees are able to adjust to work life. The scheme is implemented in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of J&K, along with partner training agencies. The youth enrolled for the training belong to the 18 to 35 years age bracket.
This case study is a part of Good Practices Resource Book 2015 and can be found on page 229.