Navachetana Scheme

The Navachetana scheme is started by Karnataka government (Social Welfare Department) for providing training to unemployed scheduled castes youths in various trades, crafts like Carpentry, Smithing, Fitters, Turners, Welders, Gear Cutting, Flute milling, Lathe, Automobile, Garments, hotel industry, Leather industry, IT sector, Hardware sector, TV repairs, Home appliances repairs, screen printing etc. depending upon the qualification of the candidate and also to acquire necessary skills for employment opportunities. Training will be provided through Government, semi-Government, Public sector, and reputed private sector organizations

Benefits of Navachetana Scheme:

  • The candidate is participating in Navachetana scheme will provide necessary skills to unemployed youth so they would able to get employment opportunities and free or less cost training education from government, semi-government, public sector and reputed private sector organizations

Required eligibility and conditions for applying Navachetana Scheme:

  1. Candidate must be a scheduled caste (SC) unemployed youth
  2. Candidate must have registered his name in the local employment exchange
  3. Candidate must be within the age group 18 to 35 years
  4. Candidate should not have already undergone training in any other government agencies
  5. Candidate must not be a student

Application procedure and documents required for applying Navachetana Scheme:

  1. Caste certificate stating that the candidate belongs to SC
  2. Identity proof
  3. Aadhar card
  4. Documents which stating candidates education qualification e.g. Degree, Diploma certificate
  5. Residence proof e.g. certificate from someone residence authority, electricity bill

Whom to contact and where to contact:

  1. Head office contact details: Department of Social Welfare Vikasa Soudha, Bangalore-560 001
  2. Unemployed youths who have discontinued education due to various reasons and who fulfill the above criteria may contact the Director of Social Welfare or Deputy Director of Social Welfare

References & details:

  1. For more details regarding documents and other help please visit official website:

Chiranjeevi Yojana

Saraswati Sadhna Yojna