Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS) scheme is implemented through NGOs with 100% grants from Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India. Under the aegis of Mission Foundation Movement as a parent society, Jan Shikshan Sansthan is registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. The affairs of Jan Shikshan Sansthan are managed by respective Board of Management approved by the Government of India.
The mandate of the scheme is to provide vocational and skill development programmes for non/neo-literates and persons having rudimentary level of education upto 8th standard in both industrial/urban and rural areas and other school dropouts beyond 8th standard i.e upto 12th standard in the age group of 15-45 years. The priority groups are women, SC, ST, minorities and other backward sections of the society. JSSs are reaching to the unreached areas to cater the needs of the poorest of the poor. They work at the door step of the beneficiaries with a minimum infrastructure and resources.
At present 233 JSSs in 25 States and 3 Union Territories are functional. The annual coverage of the beneficiaries is around 4lakh, out of which 85% are women.
The programme is based on the polyvalent or multi-dimensional approach and implemented at Mamit District.
Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS) offers more than 60 job roles under the following courses
2) Apparel. Made-Ups & Home Furnishing
4) Beauty & Wellness
6) Domestic Worker
7) Electronics & Hardware
8) Food Processing
9) Furniture & Fittings
10) Handicrafts & Carpets
13) Iron & Steel
15) Management and Entrepreneurship & Professional