Applications can be sent for the free job-oriented courses of the National Backward Classes Finance & Development Corporation (NBCFDC) at the IHRD institutions till October 9.
Students in the OBC category with an annual family income of less than Rs 3 lakh or from backward communities with an annual family income of less than Rs 1 lakh are eligible to apply. Those in the de-notified semi-nomadic and nomadic tribes can also apply.
There are 30 seats each for the three-month courses. The selected students will be provided with a monthly stipend.
Institutions & the courses
* Model Finishing School, Kaloor, Kochi (0484 2985252)
Course: Solar Panel Installation Technician
* Colleges of Applied Science, Kozhikode (94462 55872)
* IHRD, Extension centre, Thavanur, Malappuram (97468 65638, 0484 2985252)
Course: Domestic data entry operator
* Technical higher secondary school, Varadium, Thrissur (0487 2214773, 9497072620)
Course: Electrician domestic solutions