To facilitate Skill Development Training in broad conformance to the Common Norms (enclosed) for upgradation of technical and entrepreneurial skills through Govt.  Training Institutes/organizations, Sector Skill Councils constituted by Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and such reputed Training Institutes affiliated to National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and/or Sector Skill Council (SSCs) and have entered into MOU with NBCFDC, so that eligible members of target group may engage in developmental activities by way of self-employment or wage employment.


Training may be provided to the target group of NBCFDC who are specifically categorized and certified as under:

(A) Beneficiaries should belong to either a caste categorized as OBC under State and/or Central Govt. list with annual family income below Rs. 3.00 Lakh or communities categorized as De-Notified, Semi-Nomadic & Nomadic Tribes (DNTs) or to category of Economically Backward Classes (EBCs) or be Sr. Citizens or Transgender or Member of Beggars’ Community or Victim of Substance Abuse .

(B) In case of OBC, the caste categorization under OBC may be confirmed to be appearing in Centre list at website www.ncbc.gov.in or the designated State Govt. list. Annual Family income from all sources should be below Rs.3.00 Lakhs.

(C) In case of EBCs, there will be no caste certificate required, however, Annual Family income from all sources should be below Rs.1.00 Lakh.

(D) For compliance of annual family income as defined at b) and c) above, the Annual Family income certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the State Government or self-certified and duly endorsed by a Gazetted officer as defined by the appropriate government will be acceptable. It is explicitly clarified that endorsement by public representatives, Gram Pradhan, Sarpanch, Councilor, notaries etc. will not be acceptable.