Youth Skilling
Programme
Youth Skilling Programme

With 50% of India’s population under the age of 25, India is poised to have the largest workforce by 2027. While the demographic dividend could be in favour of India, there are some stiff challenges that we are faced with.

“Individuals with combination of Skills, viz- broad-based education and training, basic and portable high-level skills, including teamwork, problem solving, information and communications technology (ICT) and communication and language skills are most employable and adaptable to changes in the world of work.”

- International Labour Organization

US$1.97 Trillion

in GDP growth is at risk over the next decade due to lack of relevant skills

3 Million+

graduates and post-graduates enter the Indian workforce annually.

Only 25%

of technical graduates are considered employable in the IT and ITES segments.

(Source: Accenture; Fueling India’s Skill Revolution)

Through its Youth Skilling programme, Magic Bus imbues young people
with a host of 21st century skills like teamwork, communications, problem solving, managing self and
work readiness, preparing them to enter work or start their own business.

Youth progress into work or business

Youth progress into work or business

Skill Development NGO for Youth

Acquiring life skills is of foremost importance when young people prepare for the job market. This is because:
  • At the entry-level, employees are expected to be able to understand, comprehend, communicate and problem-solve.
  • Opens array of sectors for young people to kick start their career rather than confining them to a sector or job.
  • These skills are essential to get better jobs and increase their chances for career progression.
Magic Bus’ Youth Skilling programme is meant for young people in the age group of 18 and 25 years, who have completed 10th or 12th standard and whose family income doesn’t exceed Rs. 120,000 per annum. Participants in this programme are not in education, employment or training. The programme duration is for two months at the end of which Magic Bus connects the trained young people with job opportunities.
Magic Bus Youth Skilling programme

Mobilisation from low income communities where Magic Bus has presence

Magic Bus Youth Skilling programme

1. Males and Females in the Age 18 to 25

2. Per annum Family Income <INR 2,000

3. NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training)

Magic Bus Youth Skilling programme

3 Months Training at Magic Bus Livelihood Centre

Magic Bus Youth Skilling programme
Mobilisation for Magic Bus Youth Skilling programme is carried out across low income communities where the Adolescent programme is also in operation.
To find out more about the Magic Bus Adolescent programme,
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