‘Earn While you Learn’ Programme – India

Published on : Tuesday, December 10, 2013

india flagThe Indian Ministry of Tourism is implementing a Scheme titled ‘Earn While You Learn’ with a view to inculcate appropriate tourism travel traits and knowledge amongst trainees to enable them to work as ‘student volunteers’. The salient features of the Scheme are:

 

 

 

(i)         College-going students pursuing graduation courses or graduates in the age group of 18 to 25 years will be eligible for the training programme.

(ii)        The candidates are selected by following a transparent procedure.

(iii)       The duration of each programme is 21 working days.

(iv)       The course content is finalized by the Ministry of Tourism/implementing Institutes in consultation with stakeholders.

 

 

 

Under the same Scheme, a programme of 6 weeks duration (30 working days) has also been launched to bring up heritage volunteers. Persons who are at least graduates within the city covered and in the age group of 18 to 28 years are eligible for the programme.

 

 

 

The Indian Institute of Travel & Tourism Management (IITTM), Gwalior has been authorized to conduct the training programmes.

 

 

 

The training programme to bring up heritage volunteers will be delivered by the IITTM at its campus at Noida.

 

 

 

The Ministry of Tourism has released funds under the Scheme as follows:

Year

Funds Released

2010-11

2011-12

Rs.7.53 lakh

2012-13

Rs.37.10 lakh

2013-14

 

 

 

This information was given by the Minister of State for Tourism (I/C) Shri K. Chiranjeevi in a written reply in the Lok Sabha.

3 Responses to ‘Earn While you Learn’ Programme – India

  1. Naresh Gupta. says:

    Help full for poor students .

  2. Priyanka modi says:

    I AM A B.PHARMACY GRADUATE AND PREPARING FOR MBA.SO COULD YOU PLEASE SUGGEST ME SOME JOBS,WHICH I CAN EARN WHILE LEARNING.
    WAITING FOR YOUR REPLY

  3. shan says:

    Hello my name is shan, I’m from nagaland. I’m a student of MAH. I found this scheme interesting and I want to know more about it and about how to avail this offer. Therefore I kindly request your authority to respond.

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