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Scorecard 1

Scorecard 1 - For PIA applicants that have conducted MES/QP-NOS/NSQF compliant courses for at least 1 year.

Applicable Normalized
to those Score of the
applicants Parameter
that have Score as per the (Aggregate
Maximum not
Parameter Sub Parameter worked Score
Score appraisal
in divided by
placement number of
linked questions)
programs and Color

Organization SQ1: Governance: Accountability for KPIs 10


Strength SQ2: Governance: Internal audit 10
Descriptive answers to RQ1, RQ2, RQ3, RQ4, RQ5, RQ6, RQ7, RQ8 and RQ9 to be noted in the report.

SQ3: Voice of the Candidates: Aptitude Test 10

Training and SQ4: Voice of the Candidates: Feedback 10


Placement SQ5: Voice of the Candidates: Review and
track record Analysis 10

SQ6: Voice of the Candidates: Placement 10 No


Team
Descriptive answers to RQ10 to be noted in the report.

SQ7: Measurement and Analysis: Review of 10


KPIs by senior management
SQ8: Measurement and Analysis: Monitoring 10
remote locations
Sector SQ9: Process results: Placement percentages 10 No
experience
SQ10: Process results: Placement fitness, 10 No
measured by duration

SQ11: Process results: Candidates' salaries 10 No

Descriptive answers to RQ11, RQ12 to be noted in the report.

SQ12: Candidate Engagement: Approach to 10 No


milestones in training
SQ13: Candidate Engagement: Brief given to 10
the candidates
SQ14: Candidate Engagement: Processes of 10 No
placement support
Experience in
Proposed SQ15: Candidate Engagement: For students
State 10
that need more support
SQ16: Employer Engagement: Training design 10
and content
SQ17: Employer Engagement: Feedback 10 No
SQ18: Employer Engagement: Interaction
10 No
with Candidates
Descriptive answers to RQ13, RQ14 to be noted in the report.

SQ19: Training Infrastructure: Plan for tools, 10


Training equipment and consumables.
Infrastructur
e SQ20: Teaching and Learning Material: 10
Usefulness of Teaching and Learning Material

Descriptive answers to RQ15, RQ16, RQ17, RQ18 to be noted in the report.

SQ21: Working Capital 10


Financials
SQ22: Debt Servicing Capability 10
Descriptive answers to RQ19 to be noted in the report.

SQ23: Quality of Trainers 10


Field Visits SQ24: Training of Trainers 10
SQ25: Salaries of Trainers 10
Descriptive answers to RQ20, RQ21, RQ22 to be noted in the report.
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1 point 4 points 6 points 8 points 10 points


Vision and Mission
RQ1 What is the vision/mission of the PIA Vision-mission document or statement
applicant and goals over the next 3-5 years?

Note: Note any references to workforce


performance, workforce learning, work
culture, communication, ethical behavior,
positive experience for candidates and
employers, socially and economically N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
disadvantaged groups that DDU-GKY works
with (rural poor, women, SC/ST, minorities).

Leadership
RQ2 Whether at least one of the promoters, Description of experience of promoters, directors,
directors, or chief executives have more and chief executives and their experience in
than 5 years overall experience and at least providing skilling/training or placements in
2 years in either providing skilling/training captive employment or otherwise.
or placements in captive employment or
otherwise? Does the applicant demonstrate
effective experience or have access to N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
experience parallel to project with DDU-
GKY?

RQ3 Whether at least one of the promoters, Description of experience of promoters in working
directors or chief executives has experience with socio-economic groups that DDU-GKY
of working with the socio-economic groups specifically works with.
with which DDU-GKY works? N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

RQ4 Are any of the promoters or directors on List of promoters and directors and self-
RBI's willful defaulters list? declaration that none of the promoters or directors N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
are on RBI's wilful defaulters list

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RQ5 What are the CIBIL Scores of directors and CIBIL scores of directors and promoters.
promoters during the last 6 months? Are
there any scored lower than 700, which
would be an indicator of risk?
Note: CIBIL score of NA (Not Available) or
NH (No History) indicates that no risks have
been identified. As per CIBIL website, 79%
of the loans approved are for individuals
with a score greater than 750. Where credit
history is less than 6 months old, the score N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
is given between 1-5. Here, a score of 3
denotes a medium risk and score of 1-2
denote high risk.

Strategy
RQ6 Is there a SWOT analysis available for the Is there a SWOT analysis available for the project?
project? What are the conclusions from the What are the conclusions from the same? What are
same? What are the core competencies of the core competencies of the organization (what
the organization (what do they do very does the organization do very well), what are your
well), what are their strategic challenges, strategic challenges, and your strategic N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
and their strategic advantages? advantages?

RQ7 In case the applicant has any Description of the role of outsourcing/consortium
outsourcing/consortium partners for DDU- partners, if any.
GKY project, whether there is a clarity on
role of the outsourcing/consortium N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
partners?

Governance

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SQ1 Who is accountable for various KPIs at Organization chart with names (if available), No clear Accountability is defined Accountability is Accountability is Accountability is
middle and senior management level in the designations and KPIs that each person is accountability for for some KPIs but not all. defined for some defined for all defined for all
organization? responsible for, with respect to skilling operations. KPIs KPIs but not all, KPIs, but specific KPIs, with
Refer to the exhaustive list of KPIs below: with specific standards have specific
standards having not been defined standards/bands
Exhaustive list: been defined for all KPIs. having been
i. Enrollment percentage of each batch, ii. Drop out defined for all
percentage, iii. Attendance of candidates and KPIs.
trainers, iv. Performance of candidates in formative
assessments, v. Status of OJT conducted for each
student, vi. Performance of candidates in
summative assessments, vii. Conversion rate from
candidates trained to candidates taking
assessment tests, viii. Salaries of candidates, ix.
Placement percentages, x. Candidate retention
duration with employers, xi. Proportion of repeat
employers of the PIA's candidates, xii. Placement
status for up to one year after candidates have
finished training, xiii. Adherance to lesson plan and
training calendar, xiv. Performance in projects
against targets and annual action plan, xv.
Candidate satisfaction and dissatisfaction
Description of what standards or bands have been
defined for each KPI.

SQ2 Is there a process of independent internal Process of internal or quality audit for skilling There is no Internal audit is non- Skilling operations Skilling operations
or quality audit for existing skilling operations. Please mention name of the process of independent (i.e. are subject to are subject to
operations? During the appraisal, obtain organization that conducts internal audit, and internal or conducted by those independent independent
supporting evidence for independence of names of current internal auditors, their quality audit for involved in the skilling internal audit internal audit
auditors. designations, and other tasks that they handle in skilling operations) conducted by a conducted by a
the organization. Please submit the last internal operations. team within the team independent
audit report submitted by the auditors. organization, but of the PIA
independent of applicant. For
the operations existing DDU-GKY
team. PIAs, CTSAs or
SRLM inspections
For existing DDU- would be an
GKY PIAs, Q-team equivalent of team
would be an conducting
equivalent of team internal audit.
conducting
internal audit.

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the appraisal begins.

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RQ8 How frequent are the adverse auditor Audited Financial Statements of the PIA for last
comments in audited financial statements of three years. N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
last three years?
RQ9 Whether Income Tax Returns, Service Tax Statutory payments and returns--Income Tax
Returns, and annual filings with ROC (say, in Returns, Service Tax Returns, and annual filings
case of companies), ETDS, VAT, PF, ESI and with ROC (say, in case of companies), ETDS, VAT,
other applicable returns for the last three PF, ESI and other applicable returns--may be
years have been timely, and payments of provided for review during the appraisal. N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
respective dues have been on time?

Voice of the Candidates


SQ3 Is there an aptitude test used at the time of Description of aptitude test used for counselling No aptitude test An aptitude test that is An aptitude test An aptitude test An aptitude test
counselling of the candidates? the candidates, who was it procured from or is used. internally developed by used by multiple that is internally used by multiple
developed by, and who is it administered by. PIA applicant customized organizations, developed by PIA organizations,
Additionally: to vocational training or to customized to applicant customized to the
During appraisal, obtain the results of 3 the trade is used vocational training customized to trade for
candidates on a sample basis and re-assess inconsistently. or the trade is vocational training vocational training
the candidates on the aptitude test for used or to the trade is is used
testing the fairness of original assessment. inconsistently. used consistently. consistently.

The SME should review the aptitude test for (This could
applicability to the trade, and for its include a
appropriateness to test potential DDU-GKY professional or
candidates. educational
qualification or
certification used
as a proxy for
standardized test)

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SQ4 What are the ways in which feedback of the Description of process of obtaining feedback from No processes (or Candidates are able to Defined Defined Defined
candidates is recorded? the candidates, copy of the format used for forms) have been share feedback with center approaches exist approaches exist approaches exist
obtaining feedback, and frequency at which developed and incharge, and if they to obtain feedback to obtain specific to obtain specific
Additionally: feedback is mandatorily obtained. shared with choose with higher mandatorily from mandatory feedback directly
During the appraisal, obtain supporting candidates to administrative staff if they the candidates. feedback on by PIA HQ on
evidence for existence of the system to capture candidate choose to, using forms or various aspects of various aspects of
gather feedback of candidates. Cross check feedback or other methods. the candidate the candidate
with current candidates existence and candidate. experience.* experience.*
information on feedback system.
For existing DDU-
GKY PIAs, taking
feedback in the
specified format at
the end of the
program would
count for 8 points.

Note: Various aspects of training experience can include training content, trainers, residential facilities, administrative experience, mental health, others etc.
SQ5 Is there a review and analysis of the Description of process of recording and analyzing CEO/COO and Either CEO/COO or CEO/COO and Either CEO/COO CEO/COO and
feedback received from candidates?* candidate feedback, and process of grievance Academic Head do academic head review academic head or academic head academic head
redressal, and information about who reviews and not review candidate feedback review candidate review candidate review candidate
Additionally: analyzes the feedback received, at what frequency. candidate occasionally, but not feedback feedback feedback
During the appraisal, obtain record of actual Please share examples of problems that candidates feedback at all. regularly. occasionally, but regularly or for regularly or for
feedback received. Cross check current with have shared in the past that have been addressed. not regularly. each batch. each batch.
candidates the instances of improvements
identified after feedback was shared.

Note: Review can be evidenced by one or more of the following: learnings leading to changes in processes, frequency of use of information, emphasis and evidence given by interviewees, minutes of meetings, reports presente
SQ6 Does the placement team contact placed Description of process of staying in touch with There is no team A team contacts placed A team contacts A team contacts
candidates regularly to identify their pain placed candidates and obtaining their feedback that contacts candidates infrequently placed placed
areas/obtain their feedback, and and pain areas, and approach to providing post placed and coordinates requisite candidates candidates
coordinates provision of requisite support? placement support and being in touch with candidates and support, or support is consistently as consistently as
candidates to ensure better retention of candidates coordinates inadequate. per a defined per a defined
Additionally: after placement requisite support. schedule and schedule, and
During the appraisal, specifically check the Note: Default score of 4 for coordinates obtains
evidence and record for scheduled and those organizations that requisite support. information on
structured implementation of a defined have not worked in N/A specific
approach to contacting candidates. Confirm placement linked parameters and
with past trainees. programs, if the coordinates
organization proposes an requisite support.
approach.

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RQ10 Interview selection of current students to
find
1. What is your motivation for entering a
skilling program? 2. Why did you select the
trade in which you are getting training? 3.
Are you aware of expected job description,
salary, migration out of home district,
career prospects? 4. What is your
experience with training quality, trainers,
residential facility, quality of food? 5. Would
you recommend this training center to
others? 6. What do you know about: i. The N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
industry, ii. Responsibilities and difficult
parts of doing the potential job, iii. Potential
employers, iii. Hours and shifts of duty.

Measurement and Analysis


SQ7 i) What information do the CEO/COO/Head Details of what KPIs do CEO/COO/Head of No evidence of Evidence of inconsistent Evidence of Evidence of Evidence of
of Operations (Skilling operations) review Operations review with what frequency from the periodic review review of less than 8 KPIs. inconsistent consistent review consistent review
vis-a-vis exhaustive list of KPIs? list given below. review of 8 KPIs of 10 KPIs or of all 14 KPIs
ii) At what frequency is this information or more. more in regularly using
reviewed? Reports reviewed for three months before the date unstructured structured
of appraisal. methods like reporting formats
Additionally: whatsapp, SMS, (excel, ERP or
During the appraisal, analyze whether the Exhaustive list: and email texts. PPT).
data exists, reports exist, and see if any KPIs i. Enrollment percentage of each batch, ii. Drop out
need corrective action percentage, iii. Attendance of candidates and
trainers, iv. Performance of candidates in formative
Understand if those KPIs were reviewed assessments, v. Status of OJT conducted for each
and corrective action was suggested by student, vi. Performance of candidates in
CEO/COO/Head of Operations. summative assessments, vii. Conversion rate from
candidates trained to candidates taking
Check whether following exist: assessment tests, viii. Salaries of candidates, ix.
i) formats, Placement percentages, x. Candidate retention
ii) defined responsibility for "collecting, duration with employers, xi. Proportion of repeat
collating, and submitting information", and employers of the PIA's candidates, xii. Placement
iii) defined responsibility for "receiving and status for up to one year after candidates have
analysing information". finished training, xiii. Adherance to lesson plan and
training calendar, xiv. Performance in projects
against targets and annual action plan, xv.
Candidate satisfaction and dissatisfaction

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SQ8 How does the PIA HQ monitor training Description of No inspections or Inspections and checks are 2 of the 3 of the All 4 conditions
centres from the headquarters? i. Approach to monitor training centres away from remote checks are undertaken but all of the conditions for fair conditions for fair for fair and
headquarters, including frequency and schedule of undertaken. following conditions for and effective and effective effective
Additionally: inspections by which people, fair and effective inspections are inspections are inspections are
During the appraisal, review inspection ii. If used, the standardized checklist used for inspections are not met: met met met.
reports, compliance reports, and corrective inspections.
action taken. ii. Mechanism for ensuring compliance with items i) From field visit, it is
noted in inspection and monitoring reports. clear that checks appear
adequate in ensuring
quality of operations (e.g.:
cleanliness, training
calendar being followed,
student grievances being
addressed, assessments
being fair etc.)
ii) Inspections are
conducted once a month
for each center.
iii) Surprise inspections
are conducted.
iv) Standardized checklists
are used for conducting
inspections.

Process results

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SQ9 What is the average placement percentage Candidate wise data for current/past projects with i. Data not iii. Placed 41-49% (3 v. Placed 56-60% vii. Placed 66-70% ix. Placed 81-90%
(percent of trained students that found names, phone numbers, initial employers names, available, or points) (5 points) (7 points) (9 points)
employment) for the batches that finished employer address, latest known employer name, placed less than
training in last 1 year in placement linked starting salaries, latest known salary, whether 30% (1 point) iv. Placed 50-55% (4 vi. Placed 61-65% viii. Placed 71- x. Placed 91-100%
programs? appeared for assessment or not, permanent/family points) (6 points) 80% (8 points) (10 points)
address of the candidate, result in external ii. Placed 31-40%
Note: For the placement percentage to be assessments. (2 points) Note: Default score of 4 for
calculated, use the number of people who those organizations that
found employment as numerator, and Notes: have not worked in
number of people who were trained after 1. These data should be for those candidates that placement linked
batch freezing as a denominator. During the enrolled in the training program and did not drop programs, if the
appraisal, appraisal team should conduct out before batch freeze. organization proposes a
physical verification of 30 randomly 2. If possible, these data should be for placement- robust approach for
selected candidates from placement data linked training programs only. placements.
provided, and confirm the authenticity of 3. These data should be provided for those
the information of employment and sectors/trades with those duration of courses (3
salaries. (This can include meeting the month, 6 month etc.) in which the PIA applicant
candidates, their families, employers.) has proposed projects, and if the proposed
projects are in different trade or of a different
Qs for candidates should include: duration than those that the PIA applicant has
1. Who was your employer? 2. What was experience in, data from the courses that best
your salary immediately after employment? match the courses of proposed project should be
3. How long did you stay with your first used, and this should be noted in the risk areas.
employer? 4. What is your current salary? 5. 4. These data may be obtained for batches that
What are the benefits you receive? 6. finished training 14 to 2 months before date of
Feedback on training, residential services, project application, to allow for job search period.
placement services, grievance redressal,
responsiveness of trainers

SQ10 With respect to the randomly selected 30 i. Data not iii. Up to 2.5 months (3 v. Up to 3.5 vii. Up to 4.5 ix. Up to 5.5
candidates that were interviewed during available, or for points) months (5 points) months (7 points) months (9 points)
physical verification, what proportion of less than one
days did they work with their first employer month (1 point) iv. Up to 3 months (4 vi. Up to 4 months viii. Up to 5 x. All six months
or other employer(s) in the first six months points) (6 points) months (8 points) (10 points)
of having started their first job after ii. Up to 2 months
finishing training? (2 points) Note: Default score of 4 for
those organizations that
have not worked in
placement linked
programs, if the
organization proposes a
robust approach for
placements.

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SQ11 What is the average starting salary for the - i. Data not iii. Average salary is Rs. Rs. v. Average salary is vii. Average salary ix. Average salary
batches that finished training in last 1 year available, or 5,000-5,999 (3 points) Rs. 7,500-8999 (5 is Rs. 12,000- is Rs. 20,000-
in placement linked programs? average salary is points) 14,999 (7 points) 24,999 (9 points)
less than Rs. 4,000iv. Average salary is Rs.
Note: Please use the figure of cost to (1 point) 6,000-7499, (4 points) vi. Average salary viii. Average salary x. Average salary is
company for this purpose. This may include is Rs. 9,000- is Rs. 15,000- above Rs. 25,000
benefits like subsidized meals, transport, ii. Average salary Note: Default score of 4 for 11,999 (6 points) 19,999 (8 points) (10 points)
residential services, contributions to funds is Rs. 4,000-4,999 those organizations that
that can be encashed by the employee not (2 points) have not worked in
conditional upon duration of service. placement linked
programs, if the
Note: Please note that you're likely to organization proposes an
receive the cost-to-company information approach.
from the PIA applicant, whereas the
candidates are more likely to give you the
take-home amount. This should not be
considered an inconsistency, and both these
data points should be noted in the appraisal
report.

RQ11 Of the alumni that have been working for a Of the alumni that have been working for a year or
year or more, please mention some case more, please mention some case studies of the
studies of the career growth and high career growth and high salaries they have been
salaries they have been able to achieve. able to achieve. N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Performance in DDU-GKY, if applicable


RQ12 Review of performance of PIA in DDU-GKY, If an already existing PIA, inspection reports of Q- Following risks should be addressed:
if it's already an existing PIA. team, CTSAs or SRLM, and information of yellow 1. Red alerts and notice of default are addressed and closed; and
alerts, red alerts and notices of default issued. 2. Issues noticed in inspection reports are addressed and closed.
3. Minor penalties are complied with.

Candidate Engagement
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SQ12 (To be asked in the interview) 1. Description of processes to be followed for Operations head, Operations head and Operations head Operations head There is an
6 Milestones: How does the PIA know that candidate mobilization and counselling. and training training center staff have and training and training organization
a candidate will: center staff have their own approaches center staff have center staff have wide coherent
1. Enroll in the training 2. If already available, samples of IEC material, no clear (which could be similar or their own similar strategy to gauge
2. Complete the training and not drop out details of links in the proposed districts in form of approach to different from each other) approaches approaches to if the candidate
3. Accept a job and be willing to migrate, if self-help groups, community based organizations, identify to achieving 3 or fewer (which could be achieving 5 or will achieve the 6
required experience of field staff in community mobilizing probability of a milestones. similar or more milestones. milestones.
4. Will stay in the job for more than 3 in the area in which projects have been applied. candidate different from
months achieving any of Note: Default score of 4 for each other) to
5. Will stay in the job for 12 months 3. Please also explain: the milestones. those organizations that achieving 4 or
6. Will progress in their chosen career (with i) what information is shared with candidates have not worked in more milestones.
salary above Rs. 15,000 within a year) ii) what information is gathered from candidates placement linked
iii) what specific criteria are applied during programs, if the
Additionally: mobilization or placement to ensure that the organization proposes an
During the appraisal, check for integration, candidates will enroll in training, complete the approach.
does mobilizer gets inputs from placement training and not drop out, accept the job and be
staff about the needs of employers? Do willing to migrate if required, will stay in the job
mobilizers know what kind of candidates for more than 3 months or more, will progress in
are willing to take up jobs and are willing to their career to earn better salaries.
migrate, if required?

SQ13 Based on answers to RQ10, what percentage - 80-100% 50-79% 20-49% 11-19% 0-10%
of candidates interviewed were not briefed
regarding the following at all:
1. Job description
2. Expected salary
3. Migration out of home district

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SQ14 What has been PIAs approach to provide Description of processes and their frequency to There is no There is a designated There is a Adequate efforts There is a
placement support to candidates in the provide placement support. mechanism in placement team, that designated are undertaken credible pipeline
past? place to provide sources jobs for placement team, for each batch of jobs clearly
placement candidates, and that sources jobs during the training identified for
Additionally: support undertakes efforts to for candidates, to source jobs, e.g.: each batch at the
During the appraisal, verify the description source jobs, however, and undertakes job melas, OJTs time that the
of these processes with actual activities that specific efforts for each efforts to source with potential batch starts. PIA
have been conducted for the latest 3 batches batch are found lacking. jobs, however, employers etc. has clear
(including current batches that are running) specific efforts approaches to find
by interviewing participants claimed to be Note: Default score of 4 for for each batch jobs better suited
involved (employers, candidates etc.) those organizations that are found based on
have not worked in lacking. However, candidates'
placement linked there are some profile, location,
programs, if the 'repeat' training, and
organization proposes an employers that experience.
approach. have been hiring
from the PIA for
more than 1 year.

SQ15 What is PIA applicant's approach towards Description of processes for identifying weak There is no There is a mechanism to Each student's Each student's Each student's
identifying weak students, tracking them, students and investing additional efforts to help mechanism in undertake formative performance is performance is performance is
and investing additional effort to help them them perform better. place to identify assessments and support measured at least measured at least measured at least
learn and perform better? weaker students, weaker students but one every month only every fortnight every fortnight in
Describe your approach to formative (internal) and track them and of the following conditions in domain skills. only in domain domain skills,
Additionally: summative (external) assessments of students. invest additional are fulfilled: AND clear skills. AND clear English, IT,
During the appraisal, obtain the data of How frequently do you conduct them, and how? efforts. 1. Assessments are not improvement of improvement of numeracy and
student performance tracked for last 3 Has regular internal and external assessment of consistently conducted as initially weaker initially weaker soft skills. AND
batches. Retest 3 randomly selected students been institutionalised? Are records (No formative per schedule students is visible. students is visible. clear
students on one of the formative maintained for internal/formative assessment? assessments, no 2. Assessments are not improvement of
assessment tests to check consistency of tracking on administered by PIA HQ initially weaker
performance and objectivity of tests Please describe how you ensure that candidates do consistent metrics 3. No improvements in students is visible.
conducted previously. Also, confirm with not copy and are not influenced by training center from beginning to performance of students
weaker students identified that additional staff during aptitude tests, formative assessments, end of the training, initially identified as
effort was taken to help them. Note any and summative assessments? no identification of weaker is noticed.
risks you observe in assessments not being initially weaker 4. Retest results vary by
objective or assessments being influenced students, and more than 20% from
by center staff. investing original test results.
additional effort to
help them
perform)

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RQ13 Whether any activities are carried out Description of competitive activities that PIA
that allow candidates to experience organizes to help trainees experience success, and
success and that develop candidates build their self esteem and confidence. N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
personality and confidence?

Employer Engagement
SQ16 Have the employers been involved in the Description of employers that have been involved No employers are Employers who have, in Employers who Employers who Employers who
development of training program, course in development of training program, course involved. aggregate, hired less than have, in aggregate, have, in aggregate, have, in aggregate,
content or teaching learning material or content or teaching learning material, or OJTs that 20% of trainees in hired 20-40% hired 40-60% hired more than
have given their assent to it in its current have been arranged in the past, and the number of aggregate in last one year trainees in trainees in 60% in last one
form? people that these employers have hired in the past (or plan to hire less than aggregate in last aggregate in last year (or plan to
1 year. 20% of trainees in next one year (or plan one year (or plan hire more than
Note: OJT should be counted towards one year) are involved. to hire 20-40% to hire 40-60% 60% trainees in
employers' involvement in development of trainees in next trainees in next next one year) are
training program and course content. one year) are one year) are involved.
involved. involved.
Additionally:
During the appraisal, check if there are any
instances where changes in course content
have been based on employers'
feedback.Cross check with employers

SQ17 What is the system of recording the Description of processes for: No feedback is i) Feedback has been i) Feedback is i) Feedback is i) Feedback is
feedback of the employers where trained i) taking employers' feedback on candidates hired obtained from obtained for some obtained for each obtained for each obtained for each
candidates are placed? and on training centers etc. employers over batches from some batch from batch from batch from
ii) recording employers' feedback and the last 1 year. employers over the last 1 employers that in employers that in employers that in
Additionally: documenting it for organizational learning. year. aggregate have aggregate have aggregate have
During the appraisal, obtain supporting employed more employed more employed more
evidence (Employer feedback in form of Please also: Note: Default score of 4 for than 20% of than 30% of than 50% of
letter, e-mail correspondence etc.) Cross iii) Describe the metric, if any, used to track those organizations that candidates placed candidates placed candidates placed
check with employers in case of lack of performance in respect of satisfaction of have not worked in by the PIA in last 1 by the PIA in last 1 by the PIA in last 1
documentation. Check whether i) Metrics employers, and data on the same for last 1 year. placement linked year. year. year.
on employer satisfaction are tracked for last iv) Mention which employers have shared programs, if the
one year; and whether ii) Ready positive/negative feedback in past one year, and organization proposes an
documentation, aggregation and analysis of the number of people these employers have hired approach.
all the feedback received is available. in the past 1 year.
v) Share instances of changes instituted during last
1 year as a result of employer feedback?

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SQ18 How is interaction between the candidates Description of processes for engagement with No evidence or Some interaction has Each batch Each batch Each batch
and employers facilitated? Are any guest employers on for facilitating interaction of confirmation for been organized over the verified has met verified has met at verified has met at
lectures, campus visits, site visits for candidates and employers. Please quote specific interaction is last few months but not for at least two least three least four
students organized? examples of events organized and reference them found. every batch. employers employers employers
with dates, which batches did the employers meet, through campus through campus through campus
Additionally: and names of employers' representatives. Note: Default score of 4 for visits or site visits. visits or site visits. visits or site visits.
During the appraisal, cross check by those organizations that
verifying whether guest lectures have been have not worked in
included in the session plan or not. Also ask placement linked
the candidates of current batches if sessions programs, if the
have been conducted or not for their organization proposes an
batches. If no current batches are running, approach.
obtain information of interaction for last 3
batches, and confirm with employers.

RQ14 Which are the employers that will hire the Details of prospective employers of DDU-GKY
DDU-GKY candidates? Are there candidates, if already identified (along with
arrangements in place with those written agreements with prospective employers if
employers for potential recruitment? the arrangement is documented, and contact
details).
Additionally:
During the appraisal, cross verify Skills gap and industry analysis for the proposed
arrangements with potential employers. trades and geographies. The analysis should make
Check if the additional supply that DDU-GKY a case for why the PIA applicant wants to conduct
creates can be absorbed, does it replace training in a given trade and the given state, reason
another skilling operation, or is there fresh for entry in the state if the PIA applicant has not
demand. Check if there are adequate skilled people in the state before, demand for those
potential recruiters for DDU-GKY skills, current scenario and supply of skills, future
candidates, so that each candidate will be growth, economic factors, industry changes,
offered at least two jobs. technological shifts, risks etc.
In case of captive employers, please N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
consider their current and projected
revenue and workforce strength to assess if
they will be able to absorb the skilled
candidates, as proposed.

If possible, find out what is the retention


duration of rural youth hired by employer in
the past.

Training Infrastructure

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SQ19 How will it be ensured that training A. List of all training centers of the PIA applicant
Proposed quality Proposed quality and Proposed quality Proposed quality
equipment, tools and consumables in the with following mentioned for each training center:
and quantity of quantity of tools, and quantity of and quantity of
training center are adequate in terms of: 1. Trades taught tools, equipment equipment and tools, equipment tools, equipment
i) Make and design: Quality and features of 2. Training Capacity and consumables consumables is adequate and consumables and consumables
the tools, equipment and consumables 3. How old is the center. is inadequate and and meets NCVT/SSC is considered is considered
ii) Quantity: In what quantity at what 4. Location with GPS coordinates. below the standards, wherever adequate by the adequate by the
frequency should these be procured 5. Whether affiliated to any SSC, and until what
NCVT/SSC these standards are SME, and all the SME, all the
iii) Working condition: What is the date. standards, available, or meet training centres training centres
proposed process for inspections, wherever these standards suggested by proposed for proposed for DDU-
maintenance schedule and replacement of B. Which of the above training centres will be used standards are the SME. DDU-GKY are GKY are affiliated
tools and equipment? for DDU-GKY, or whether new centres are available, and is affiliated to an to an SSC for all
proposed to be opened. found inadequate SSC for all proposed job
Ranking by SME using the details as by the SME. proposed job roles/NOS based
proposed for DDU-GKY (This may be a desk C. Details of proposed tools, equipment and roles/NOS based courses or to
verification). consumables for DDU-GKY (including courses or to NCVT at the time
model/make, manufacturer, and equipment NCVT at the time of submission of
features, and quantity proposed for each batch). of submission of project
N/A project application, and
application. also cater to
specific
requirements of
potential
employers.

RQ15 Are the proposed locations of training Proposed locations of training centres, along with
centres conducive for training, accessible to GPS coordinates.
candidates using public transport in case of
non-residential training? N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Training and Material

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SQ20 A. Is there complete batch schedule with Copies of activity cum lesson planner--if already No questions are One question is answered Two questions are All three questions
daily activity cum lesson planner with clear developed--for trades for which the PIA has answered Yes Yes answered Yes are answered Yes
break up of theory sessions, practical applied.
sessions, mock exercises and OJT for
courses proposed ? Confirmation of whether the curriculum and
teaching and learning material is ratified by the
B. Is the curriculum and teaching learning respective SSC/NCVT.
material for all proposed courses is ratified
by the respective SSCs/NCVT? Confirmation regarding languages in which
teaching and learning material is available in for N/A
C. Is the bilingual training content and TLM proposed courses, including domain skills,
available for all proposed courses, including Information Technology, English, Numeracy and
IT, English, Numeracy and Soft skills? Soft Skills.

RQ16 Is there any evaluation of effectiveness of Process of internal vetting of teaching and learning
the training that is conducted by PIA HQ or material (TLM).
by an independent third party? Is there an
internal academic committee, external
advisers or employers that vet the TLM?

Additionally:
During the appraisal, check whether current N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
batches are running as per schedule.

RQ17 SME should also comment on training plan, Copy of teaching learning material proposed to be
training curriculum, source of content, past used for proposed courses. N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
trainers profile.

Management of information and knowledge

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RQ18 What is the information system in place for Description of the information system(s) or ERP in
skilling operations, and what kind of place for managing operations and maintaing data
information is maintained in its ambit? Is across life cycle of the training program.
there a functional ERP available?
Additionally:
During the appraisal, check whether
i. individual files for candidates, trainers,
employers have been maintained or not.
ii. files for operational performance and
reports submitted to PIA HQ are maintained
or not.
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
iii. for all management and reporting
throughout the skilling operations, is there
an ERP used, or are there independent
systems used by various functions, and
various locations?

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Working Capital and Debt Servicing Capability


SQ21 What is the net working capital available, to A. Audited financial statements for each of the Available for less Available for less than 3 Available for less Available for less Available for less
sustain gaps in releases of tranches? Given a Company for the last three fiscal years, along with, than 1 month (1 months (3 points) than 5 months (5 than 7 months (7 than 9 months (9
tentative prospective project work schedule, auditors opinion and all footnotes (if not already point) points) points) points)
please estimate for how long is the net submitted as part of the application), schedule and Available for less than 4
working capital cover available to cover ageing of debtors and free fund flow statement for Available for less months (4 points) Available for less Available for less Available for more
project expenses (after deducting any last three years. than 2 months (2 than 6 months (6 than 8 months (8 than 9 months (10
adjustments to be made for negative cash points) points) points) points)
flow as per the projected cash flow B. The Companys forecast projections for the
statement), after the funds given in first next three years:i. PIA's free fund flow statement,
tranche under DDU-GKY get exhausted and reflecting quarterly balance of working capital.
the physical and financial eligibility for ii. Project cash flow based on a tentative prospective
second tranche has been met, and before project work schedule (PPWS).accompanied by a
second instalment is released. For the chartered accountant's statement issued in line
purpose of this calculation, the projected with the Standard on Assurance Engagements
working capital figures can be used. (SAE) 3400 (AAS 35), The Examination of
Prospective Financial Information, issued by the
Note: Are there long term debtors, that Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
affect the working capital? In your risk (Available at
assessment, please calculate the duration http://resource.cdn.icai.org/15410Link45_3400SA
for which working capital cover is available, E-AAS35.pdf)
excluding debts owed to PIA applicant that
are older than 6 months.
During the appraisal, check whether the
PIA's free cash flow of last three years lead
naturally to PIA's projected cash flow? If not,
how does the PIA explain the projected cash
flow?

Note: The net working capital formula is calculated by subtracting the current liabilities from the current assets. Typical current assets include cash, accounts receivable, inventory, and short-term investments. The current liabilities
include accounts payable, overdrafts, accrued expenses, payables to vendors, taxes and statutory liabilities payable, customer deposits, and other trade debt payable to suppliers and vendors.

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SQ22 Debt servicing history, to reduce risk of C. A Company Credit Report (CCR) or a Commercial Of total 'assets', Of total 'assets', assets Of total 'assets', Of total 'assets', Of total 'assets',
expropriation of DDU-GKY funds to debt Credit Information Report issued by CIBIL within 6 assets classified as classified as Substandard, assets classified as assets classified as assets classified as
servicing: How well does the PIA applicant months prior to date of project application. Substandard, Doubtful, or Loss is over Substandard, Substandard, Substandard,
service its long and short term debt, Specimen: Doubtful, or Loss 8% (3 points) Doubtful, or Loss Doubtful, or Loss Doubtful, or Loss
including repayment of both, interest and https://www.cibil.com/sites/default/files/pdf/un is over 10% (1 is over 6% (5 is over 4% (7 over 2% (9 points)
principal amount as per the debt contracts? derstand-your-cibil-company-credit-report.pdf point) Of total 'assets', assets points) points)
Please refer to the CCR, and notice any classified as Substandard, Of total 'assets',
'assets' classified as Substandard, Doubtful, D. If not already clearly stated in the audited Of total 'assets', Doubtful, or Loss is over Of total 'assets', Of total 'assets', assets classified as
or Loss. financial statements, a declaration from the PIA assets classified as 7% (4 points) assets classified as assets classified as Substandard,
applicant's statutory auditors declaring the Substandard, Substandard, Substandard, Doubtful, or Loss
Note: This information should be obtained contingent liabilities not reflected in the audited Doubtful, or Loss Doubtful, or Loss Doubtful, or Loss is less than 2%.
for all organizations in the consortium. financial statements, or a statement that there are is over 9% (2 is over 5% (6 is over 3% (8 (10 points)
no contingent liabilities, including guarantees or points) points) points)
Note: If the credit information is not assurances provided to third parties or an
available from CIBIL for any reasons beyond affiliated company, unused encashable leaves of
the control of PIA applicant, their credit employees, insufficient or non-payment of
information report may be obtained from employee social insurance and taxes, possible
the bankers that the PIA applicant has taken litigation risks caused by violation of the laws and
credits or loans from, as reflected in the regulations.
latest balance sheets.

RQ19 The appraisers should check if the PIA


applicant is financially unhealthy for last
three years.
For for-profit corporations, this could be
done by looking at whether they are
operating an unviable business, which could
be reflected by continuous operating losses,
negative cash flows, declining net worth,
declining DSCR below 1, falling ROE,
increasing debt-equity ratio or is in the
process of filing for bankruptcy.

For non-profit organizations, this could be


done by looking at 1) whether their N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
expenditure has exceeded their income, 2)
whether the grants, sources of income, or
size of operations have been declining, and
3) whether corpus provides sustainability
for at least 12 months of the non-profit's
operations.

Trainers

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SQ23 What is the quality of trainers hired for Qualification criteria laid down for each type of Sources of hiring Sources of hiring Credible sources Competent DDU- Competent DDU-
DDU-GKY? faculty (domain skills, and other skills known by competent competent trainers have of hiring GKY trainers that GKY trainers that
variants such as employability skills, English, trainers have not not been identified. competent also meet also meet
SME in the appraisal team should numeracy, soft skills etc.). been identified. However, all current trainers that meet appropriate appropriate
meet/video chat with trainers to assess Some of the trainers are found to be appropriate criteria under criteria under
their capability to deliver training. For this Profiles of current trainers with description of current current competent and meet the criteria under Notification Notification
question, competent trainers would be education and experience. trainers are found criteria laid down under Notification 15/2016 have 15/2016 have
those that SME finds to be competent to to be not Notification 15/2016. 15/2016 have already been already been
deliver training in the proposed trades, with If already identified, profiles of DDU-GKY trainers competent to been identified. All identified. hired.
respect to domain skills and knowledge, as with description of education and experience. If deliver DDU-GKY current trainers
well as skills as a trainer. not already identified, sources from which the PIA training, or do not are found to be
applicant proposes to hire trainers for DDU-GKY. meet the criteria competent and
Refer to Notification No. 15/2016 on Quality laid down under meet the criteria
Improvement of Training Delivery - Notification laid down under
Standards for Trainers for reference. 15/2016. Notification
15/2016.
http://ddugky.gov.in/ddugky/DocumentsFo
rDownload/Notifications/2016/Notificatio
n_No_15-2016.pdf

SQ24 Is there a standardized internal or an Description of processes for training-the-trainers No TOT programs All hired trainers All hired trainers
external training-of-trainer program for in the PIA, and details of any training programs have been have undergone have undergone
capacity building and certification of conducted that the trainers currently with PIA conducted for any TOT program at TOT program at
trainers? applicant have gone through. of the domain and least once, but least once, and
other trainers. there is no there is dedicated
dedicated approach for
approach for continuous
N/A continuous N/A capacity building
capacity building of trainers.
of trainers.

SQ25 What are the proposed salaries of domain Details of salaries paid to current domain trainers i. Data not iii. Average salary is Rs. Rs. v. Average salary is vii. Average salary ix. Average salary
trainers (for technical skills, other than and other trainers, and proposed salaries for DDU- available, or 12,000-14,999 (3 points) Rs. 21,000-26,999 is Rs. 33,000- is Rs. 50,000-
English, IT, soft skills and numeracy) and GKY trainers. average salary is (5 points) 39,999 (7 points) 59,999 (9 points)
are they considered appropriate to attract less than Rs. 8,000 iv. Average salary is Rs.
good talent in the market? (1 point) 15,000-20,999 (4 points) vi. Average salary viii. Average salary x. Average salary is
is Rs. 27,000- is Rs. 40,000- above Rs. 60,000
ii. Average salary 32,999 (6 points) 49,999 (8 points) (10 points)
is Rs. 8,000-
11,999 (2 points)

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RQ20 How is the appraisal of trainers conducted How is the appraisal of trainers conducted or
or proposed to be conducted, and what is proposed to be conducted, and what is the career
the career path for a trainer? Is the career path for a trainer? Is the career path such that
path such that incentivizes her to become a incentivizes her to become a better trainer, for
better trainer, for instance, becoming a instance, becoming a master trainer, academic N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
master trainer, academic supervisor etc.? supervisor etc.?

RQ21 Are the job Descriptions defined for Job descriptions of trainers, project managers at
trainers, project manager, training center PIA HQ, training center incharge, mobilization
incharge, mobilization head, placement head, placement head, if documented.
head, in the PIA applicant and understood
by the job holders?
Are all the personnel aware of their roles N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
and responsibilities and their
understanding of their job is consistent with
their Job Description?

RQ22 How will the PIA applicant ensure that it Please describe what is the source of recruitment
recruits quality trainers for DDU-GKY of domain and other trainers. How will the
project? Verify the usability of sources of technical knowledge of trainers be assessed? N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
recruitment mentioned.

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Normalized
Score of the
Parameter
Maximum Score as per the (Aggregate
Parameter Sub Parameter Score appraisal Score
divided by
number of
questions)
and Color

Organization SQ1: Experience of Investors or Promoters 10


Strength SQ2: Experience of Top Management 10
Descriptive answers to AQ1, AQ2, AQ3, and RQ1, RQ2, RQ3, AQ4 to be noted in the report.

Training and SQ3: Internal orientation experience 10


Placement
track record SQ4: Internal in-service training experience 10

Descriptive answers to AQ4, AQ5, AQ6, AQ7 and RQ5 to be noted in the report.

Sector
experience SQ5: Growth in operations 10
Descriptive answers to AQ8 to be noted in the report.

Experience in SQ6: Skill Gap Analysis 10


Proposed
State SQ7: Quality of Jobs 10
Descriptive answers to AQ9, AQ10, AQ11, AQ12, AQ13, AQ14, AQ15, AQ16 to be noted in the report.

SQ8: Training tools, equipments and 10


Training consumables
Infrastructur
e SQ9: Teaching Learning Material 10

Descriptive answers to AQ17, AQ18, AQ19 to be noted in the report.

SQ10: Working Capital 10


Financials
SQ11: Debt Servicing Capability 10
Descriptive answers to RQ6 to be noted in the report.

SQ12: Business Case 10


Field Visits
SQ13: Quality of trainers 10
Descriptive answers to AQ20, AQ21, AQ22, AQ23 and RQ7 to be noted in the report.
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Organization Strength
SQ1 What is experience of investors or Profiles of investors and promoters. Letter from The investors or One or two investors or Three to five Multiple
promoters with more than 5% equity stake Company Secretary/Chartered Accountant. promoters have promoters have a track investors or investors or
in the organization in having founded or Board membership document for PIA applicant. no track record record of having founded promoters have a promoters have a
invested in successful companies, and of having founded or invested in successful track record of track record of
having remained an investor for atleast two or invested in organizations, over last 5 having founded or having founded or
years? successful years. invested in invested in
organizations. successful multiple
organizations for successful
more than 5 years. organizations for
more than 10
years.

SQ2 What is the work experience of top CVs of top management team.
management team in leading successful
organizations in top management The top
positions? management team Almost all
of the PIA More than two members of the
applicant has no members of the top management
track record of One or two members of top management team of the PIA
having led the top management team have led a applicant have led
successful team have led a successful successful a successful
organizations. organization. organization. organization.
AQ1 What is the vision/mission of the PIA Vision-mission document or statement
applicant and goals over the next 3-5 years?

Note: Note any references to workforce


performance, workforce learning, work
culture, communication, ethical behavior,
positive experience for candidates and
employers, socially and economically N/A N/A N/A N/A
disadvantaged groups that DDU-GKY works
with (rural poor, women, SC/ST, minorities).

RQ1 Are any of the promoters or directors on List of promoters and directors and self-
RBI's willful defaulters list? declaration that none of the promoters or N/A N/A N/A N/A
directors are on RBI's wilful defaulters list

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RQ2 What are the CIBIL Scores of directors and CIBIL scores of directors and promoters.
promoters during the last 6 months? Are
there any scored lower than 700, which
would be an indicator of risk?

Note: CIBIL score of NA (Not Available) or


NH (No History) indicates that no risks have
been identified. As per CIBIL website, 79%
of the loans approved are for individuals
with a score greater than 750. Where credit
history is less than 6 months old, the score N/A N/A N/A N/A
is given between 1-5. Here, a score of 3
denotes a medium risk and score of 1-2
denote high risk.

AQ2 In case the applicant has any Description of the role of


outsourcing/consortium partners for DDU- outsourcing/consortium partners, if any.
GKY project, whether there is a clarity on
role of the outsourcing/consortium N/A N/A N/A N/A
partners?

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AQ3 Is there a clear approach for who will Proposed organization chart with names (if
accountable for various KPIs at middle and available), designations and KPIs that each
senior management level in the person will be responsible for, with respect to
organization? skilling operations. Refer to the exhaustive list of
KPIs below:

Exhaustive list:
i. Enrollment percentage of each batch, ii. Drop
out percentage, iii. Attendance of candidates and
trainers, iv. Performance of candidates in
formative assessments, v. Status of OJT
conducted for each student, vi. Performance of
candidates in summative assessments, vii.
Conversion rate from candidates trained to
candidates taking assessment tests, viii. Salaries
of candidates, ix. Placement percentages, x.
Candidate retention duration with employers, xi. N/A N/A N/A N/A
Proportion of repeat employers of the PIA's
candidates, xii. Placement status for up to one
year after candidates have finished training, xiii.
Adherance to lesson plan and training calendar,
xiv. Performance in projects against targets and
annual action plan, xv. Candidate satisfaction and
dissatisfaction
Description of what standards or bands have
been defined for each KPI, and if not, what is the
approach for defining those standards or bands.

RQ3 How frequent are the adverse auditor Auditors' Reports and Audited Financial
comments in audited financial statements of Statements of the PIA for last three years, if not N/A N/A N/A N/A
last three years? already submitted.
RQ4 Whether Income Tax Returns, Service Tax Statutory payments and returns--Income Tax
Returns, and annual filings with ROC (say, in Returns, Service Tax Returns, and annual filings
case of companies), ETDS, VAT, PF, ESI and with ROC (say, in case of companies), ETDS, VAT,
other applicable returns for the last three PF, ESI and other applicable returns--may be
years have been timely, and payments of provided for review during the appraisal. N/A N/A N/A N/A
respective dues have been on time?

Note 1: For non-profits, the founders, benefactors, or organizations that give the PIA applicant grants, may be considered investors or promoters.
Note 2: Successful for profit organizations may be considered to include those that have gained market share over the last few years or continue to maintain their market share over a longer period, or tho
that have consistently made profits over the last few years. While no profits can be high risk cases, at the same time, it will be useful to consider other factors like market share to give opportunities to start
that may not have reached their break-even point. Success of non-profits may be measured in terms of increasing impact of their work in terms of number of people, expansion in base of funding sources an
amount of funding, expansion in size of operations and geography in which it operates.

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Training and Placement track record


SQ3 What is the PIA applicant's internal Details of orientation programs conducted for
orientation experience? new workers in last 3 years. Details to include
target groups for which orientation is conducted,
number of people oriented, topics covered in
orientation, length of orientation program,
objectives of training, sample copies of content
used, and profiles of trainers.

The PIA applicant


has no internal
orientation
experience, or
there is an internal
orientation There is an
program in place existing structured
that does not There is an and consistently
require domain existing implemented
experts or There is an existing structured and orientation
practitioners, or structured and consistently program with well
the orientation consistently implemented develop content
program is implemented orientation that is regularly
delivered with orientation program, program with up updated, learning
poor quality with less than 1,000 to 5,000 people objectives, with
material, or no people having been having been more than 5,000
material. trained under it. trained under it. people trained.

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SQ4 What is the PIA applicant's internal in- In-service training details conducted in last 3
service training experience? This could be years. Details to include course/training name,
conducted internally or by hiring external topics covered, impact on candidate e.g.
agents. promotion, placement, certificate issued etc,
length of training, objectives of training, sample
copies of content used, and profiles of trainers.

The PIA applicant


has no internal
training
experience, or
there is an internal
training or
orientation There is an
program in place existing structured
that does not and consistently
require domain implemented
experts or training program
practitioners, or There is an with well develop
the internal existing structured content that is
training and and consistently regularly updated,
orientation There is an existing implemented learning
program is structured and training program, objectives, and
delivered with consistently implemented with up to 5,000 assessment
poor quality training program, with up people having mechanism, with
material, or no to 1,000 people having been trained more than 5,000
material. been trained under it. under it. people trained.
RQ5 Based on past employment in the PIA Data on existing workforce for those job roles for
applicant, review: 1. Whether retention which skilling is proposed in the proposed
rates are high (at least 3 months after employment network, and career progression
joining), especially for migrant rural youth, paths available for skilled candidates that take up
2. Whether working conditions across the those job roles. Aggregate numbers would be
proposed employment network are good, 3. sufficient, and actual names of employees are not
Whether feedback from people whom they required at this stage. (Feedback from current
have placed or employed in the past is employees in the network, retention rates, and
positive, 4. Whether opportunities for working conditions to be understood through
career progression are clearly laid out and field visits.)
accessible. Also review past employment in
those organizations in the network where N/A N/A N/A N/A
the PIA applicant has proposed to place
DDU-GKY candidates. This is to understand
how effective employment has been in the
past.

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AQ4 Is there a clear approach for what aptitude Description of aptitude test to be used for
test will be consistently used at the time of counselling the candidates, who will it be
counselling of the candidates? Check procured from or developed by, and who will it
whether the test is standardized or certified be administered by. N/A N/A N/A N/A
for vocational training or trade.

AQ5 Is there a clear approach for how the Description of how the process of obtaining
feedback of the candidates will be feedback from the candidates will be
recorded? administered, by who, and frequency at which
feedback will be mandatorily obtained. N/A N/A N/A N/A

AQ6 Is there a clear approach for review and Description of proposed process of recording and
analysis of the feedback received from analyzing candidate feedback by CEO/COO and
candidates? Academic Head, and process of grievance
redressal, and information about who will review
and analyze the feedback received, at what N/A N/A N/A N/A
frequency.

AQ7 Is there a clear approach for a proposed Description of proposed process of staying in
placement team to contact placed touch with placed candidates and obtaining their
candidates regularly to identify their pain feedback and pain areas, parameters on which
areas/obtain their feedback, and feedback will be obtained, schedule and
coordinates provision of requisite support? frequency of contact, and approach to providing
post placement support and being in touch with N/A N/A N/A N/A
candidates to ensure better retention of
candidates after placement.

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Sector experience
SQ5 Growth in operations core businesses of the Audited financial statements. Turnover or Turnover or income (or Turnover or Turnover or
PIA applicant. For this purpose, at least 1 income (or throughput for income (or income (or
year's data should be available, in absence 1. Independent studies or reports, reports or throughput for marketplace platforms) throughput for throughput for
of which, a default score of 1 should be data published by industry bodies on market size marketplace has been static or has marketplace marketplace
given. and its past and future trajectory, competition platforms) has exapaned at a rate lower platforms) has platforms) has
and other players, with respect to the sub-sector been declining than 10% CAGR. been expanding been expanding
Also comment on what is the PIA of the industry of the PIA applicant. In absence for the last 3 at a rate equal to at a rate higher
applicant's market share in sub-sector of thereof, independent analyses done by project financial years. or higher than than 15% CAGR,
the industry of the PIA applicant. (Examples appraisal agency or another professional firm. 2. 10% CAGR. and is also
of sub-sectors: In the security industry, Information to be provided by the PIA applicant projected to grow
domestic and industrial security could be on its own share of the market. at a CAGR of 15%
different sub-sectors. Similarly, in or more.
construction industry, commercial
construction and residential construction
could be different sub-sectors.)

AQ8 Is there a clear approach for what Details of what KPIs do CEO/COO/Head of
information will the CEO/COO/Head of Operations will review with what frequency from
Operations (Skilling operations) review vis- the list given below:
a-vis exhaustive list of KPIs? i. Enrollment percentage of each batch, ii. Drop
ii) At what frequency will this information out percentage, iii. Attendance of candidates and
be reviewed? trainers, iv. Performance of candidates in
formative assessments, v. Status of OJT
conducted for each student, vi. Performance of
candidates in summative assessments, vii.
Conversion rate from candidates trained to
candidates taking assessment tests, viii. Salaries
of candidates, ix. Placement percentages, x.
Candidate retention duration with employers, xi.
Proportion of repeat employers of the PIA's
candidates, xii. Placement status for up to one N/A N/A N/A N/A
year after candidates have finished training, xiii.
Adherance to lesson plan and training calendar,
xiv. Performance in projects against targets and
annual action plan, xv. Candidate satisfaction and
dissatisfaction

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Experience in Proposed State


SQ6 Skills gap analysis Skills gap analysis conducted by the PIA There is no The skills gap analysis A robust skills A robust skills gap
applicant. credible skills based on secondary gap analysis analysis based on
gap analysis research provides based on primary research
conducted by the industry or sub-sector primary research is available, and
PIA that is analysis but falls short of is available, that supplemented
available. gauging skills and labor uses information with a study on
demand in specific of specific projected rise in
organizations or industrial industry clusters, supply, given the
clusters. industrial belts, skilling
or organizations initiatives, PIA
identified for the applicants
current and potential role
projected labor therein, and
demand of specific secured strategic
job roles that the partnerships to
PIA applicant fill the gaps
seeks to address. identified.

SQ7 Quality of jobs proposed Skills gap analysis conducted by the PIA Average starting Average starting salary Average starting Average starting
applicant. salaries proposed proposed is between Rs. salary proposed is salary proposed is
for candidates is 6000-Rs.7499 between Rs. 7500- Rs. 15,000 or more
below Rs. 6000 Rs.14,999

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AQ9 6 Milestones: How will the PIA applicant 1. Description of processes to be followed for
know that a candidate will: candidate mobilization and counselling.
1. Enroll in the training
2. Complete the training and not drop out 2. Please also explain:
3. Accept a job and be willing to migrate, if i) what information will be shared with
required candidates (job description, expected salary,
4. Will stay in the job for more than 3 migration etc.)
months ii) what information will be gathered from
5. Will stay in the job for 12 months candidates
6. Will progress in their chosen career (with iii) what specific criteria will be applied during
salary above Rs. 15,000 within a year) mobilization or placement to ensure that the
candidates will enroll in training, complete the N/A N/A N/A N/A
training and not drop out, accept the job and be
willing to migrate if required, will stay in the job
for more than 3 months or more, will progress in
their career to earn better salaries.

AQ10 What will be be PIAs approach to provide Description of processes/activities and their
placement support to candidates? frequency to provide placement support. N/A N/A N/A N/A

AQ11 What will be PIA applicants approach Description of processes for identifying weak
towards identifying weak students, tracking students and investing additional efforts to help
them, and investing additional effort to help them learn and perform better.
them learn and perform better?
Proposed approach to conducting formative
(internal) and summative (external) assessments
of students in domain skills, English, IT,
numeracy and soft skills. How frequently will N/A N/A N/A N/A
formative assessments be conducted, and how?
How will the records be maintained?

AQ12 What activities are planned that will Description of competitive activities that PIA
allow candidates to experience success proposed to organize to help trainees experience
and help develop candidates personality success, and build their self esteem and N/A N/A N/A N/A
and confidence? confidence.

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AQ13 Is there a clear approach to involve the Description of employers that are proposed to be
employers in the development of training involved in development of training program or
program or course content, or taking their course content, or OJTs that are proposed.
assent to it in its current form?

Note: OJT should be counted towards


employers' involvement in development of N/A N/A N/A N/A
training program and course content.

AQ14 What is the proposed system of recording Description of proposed processes for:
the feedback of the employers where i) taking employers' feedback on candidates
trained candidates are placed? hired and on training centers etc.
ii) recording employers' feedback and
documenting it for organizational learning.

Please also:
iii) Describe the metric to be used to track
performance in respect of satisfaction of
employers
iv) Mention which employers have shared
positive/negative feedback in past one year, and N/A N/A N/A N/A
the number of people these employers have
hired in the past 1 year.
v) Share instances of changes instituted during
last 1 year as a result of employer feedback?

AQ15 How is interaction between the candidates Description of proposed processes for
and employers proposed to be facilitated? engagement with employers for facilitating
interaction of candidates and employers. Are any
guest lectures, campus visits, site visits for N/A N/A N/A N/A
students planned to be organized?

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AQ16 Which are the employers that will hire the Details of prospective employers of DDU-GKY
DDU-GKY candidates? Are there candidates, if already identified (along with
arrangements in place with those written agreements with prospective employers
employers for potential recruitment? if the arrangement is documented, and contact
details).
Cross verify arrangements with potential
employers. Check if the additional supply Skills gap and industry analysis for the proposed
that DDU-GKY creates can be absorbed, trades and geographies. The analysis should
does it replace another skilling operation, make a case for why the PIA applicant wants to
or is there fresh demand. Check if there are conduct training in a given trade and the given
adequate potential recruiters for DDU-GKY state, reason for entry in the state if the PIA
candidates, so that each candidate will be applicant has not skilled people in the state
offered at least two jobs. before, demand for those skills, current scenario
and supply of skills, future growth, economic
In case of captive employers, please factors, industry changes, technological shifts,
consider their current and projected risks etc. N/A N/A N/A N/A
revenue and workforce strength to assess if
they will be able to absorb the skilled
candidates, as proposed.

If possible, find out what is the retention


duration of rural youth hired by employer in
the past.

Training Infrastructure

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SQ8 How will it be ensured that training A. List of all training centers of the PIA applicant Proposed quality Proposed quality and Proposed quality Proposed quality
equipment, tools and consumables in the with following mentioned for each training and quantity of quantity of tools, and quantity of and quantity of
training center are adequate in terms of: center: tools, equipment equipment and tools, equipment tools, equipment
i) Make and design: Quality and features of 1. Trades taught and consumables consumables is adequate and consumables and consumables
the tools, equipment and consumables 2. Training Capacity is inadequate and and meets NCVT/SSC is considered is considered
ii) Quantity: In what quantity at what 3. How old is the center. below the standards, wherever adequate by the adequate by the
frequency should these be procured 4. Location with GPS coordinates. NCVT/SSC these standards are SME, and all the SME, all the
iii) Working condition: What is the 5. Whether affiliated to any SSC, and until what standards, available, or meet training centres training centres
proposed process for inspections, date. wherever these standards suggested by proposed for proposed for DDU-
maintenance schedule and replacement of standards are the SME. DDU-GKY are GKY are affiliated
tools and equipment? B. Which of the above training centres will be available, and is affiliated to an to an SSC for all
used for DDU-GKY, or whether new centres are found inadequate SSC for all proposed job
Ranking by SME using the details as proposed to be opened. by the SME. proposed job roles/NOS based
proposed for DDU-GKY (This may be a desk roles/NOS based courses or to
verification). C. Details of proposed tools, equipment and courses or to NCVT at the time
consumables for DDU-GKY (including NCVT at the time of submission of
model/make, manufacturer, and equipment of submission of project
features, and quantity proposed for each batch). project application, and
application. also cater to
specific
requirements of
potential
employers.

SQ9 A. Is there complete batch schedule with Copies of activity cum lesson planner--if already No questions are One question is answered Two questions are All three questions
daily activity cum lesson planner with clear developed--for trades for which the PIA has answered Yes Yes answered Yes are answered Yes
break up of theory sessions, practical applied.
sessions, mock exercises and OJT for
courses proposed ? Confirmation of whether the curriculum and
teaching and learning material is ratified by the
B. Is the curriculum and teaching learning respective SSC/NCVT.
material for all proposed courses is ratified
by the respective SSCs/NCVT? Confirmation regarding languages in which
teaching and learning material is available in for
C. Is the bilingual training content and TLM proposed courses, including domain skills,
available for all proposed courses, including Information Technology, English, Numeracy and
IT, English, Numeracy and Soft skills? Soft Skills.

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AQ17 SME should also comment on training plan, Copy of teaching learning material proposed to
training curriculum, and teaching learning be used for proposed courses.
material, if available, or proposed source of
teaching learning material. N/A N/A N/A N/A

AQ18 How will effectiveness of the training be Description of proposed processes to evaluate
evaluated by PIA HQ or by an independent (and enhance) the effectiveness of training being
third party? given to candidates in training centers. N/A N/A N/A N/A

AQ19 What is the information system/ERP that is Description of the information system(s) or ERP
proposed to be put in place for skilling in place for managing operations and maintaing
operations, and what kind of information is data across life cycle of the training program. N/A N/A N/A N/A
maintained in its ambit?

Financials

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SQ10 What is the net working capital available, to A. Audited financial statements for each of the Available for less Available for less than 6 Available for less Available for more
sustain gaps in releases of tranches? Given a Company for the last three fiscal years, along than 3 months (3 months (6 points) than 9 months (9 than 9 months (10
tentative prospective project work schedule, with, auditors opinion and all footnotes (if not points) points) points)
please estimate for how long is the net already submitted as part of the application),
working capital cover available to cover schedule and ageing of debtors and free fund
project expenses (after deducting any flow statement for last three years.
adjustments to be made for negative cash
flow as per the projected cash flow B. The Companys forecast projections for the
statement), after the funds given in first next three years:i. PIA's free fund flow statement,
tranche under DDU-GKY get exhausted and reflecting quarterly balance of working capital.
the physical and financial eligibility for ii. Project cash flow based on a tentative
second tranche has been met, and before prospective project work schedule
second instalment is released. For the (PPWS).accompanied by a chartered
purpose of this calculation, the projected accountant's statement issued in line with the
working capital figures can be used.Note: Standard on Assurance Engagements (SAE) 3400
Are there long term debtors, that affect the (AAS 35), The Examination of Prospective
working capital? In your risk assessment, Financial Information, issued by the Institute of
please calculate the duration for which Chartered Accountants of India. (Available at
working capital cover is available, excluding http://resource.cdn.icai.org/15410Link45_3400
debts owed to PIA applicant that are older SAE-AAS35.pdf)
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SQ11 Debt servicing history, to reduce risk of C. A Company Credit Report (CCR) or a Of total 'assets', Of total 'assets', assets Of total 'assets', Of total 'assets',
expropriation of DDU-GKY funds to debt Commercial Credit Information Report issued by assets classified as classified as Substandard, assets classified as assets classified as
servicing: How well does the PIA applicant CIBIL within 6 months prior to date of project Substandard, Doubtful, or Loss is 5-8% Substandard, Substandard,
service its long and short term debt, application. Doubtful, or Loss (4 points) Doubtful, or Loss Doubtful, or Loss
including repayment of both, interest and Specimen: is over 8% (1 is less than 5% (7 is zero. (10 points)
principal amount as per the debt contracts? https://www.cibil.com/sites/default/files/pdf/u point) points)
Please refer to the CCR, and notice any nderstand-your-cibil-company-credit-report.pdf
'assets' classified as Substandard, Doubtful,
or Loss. D. If not already clearly stated in the audited
financial statements, a declaration from the PIA
Note: This information should be obtained applicant's statutory auditors declaring the
for all organizations in the consortium. contingent liabilities not reflected in the audited
financial statements, or a statement that there
Note: If the credit information is not are no contingent liabilities, including guarantees
available from CIBIL for any reasons beyond or assurances provided to third parties or an
the control of PIA applicant, their credit affiliated company, unused encashable leaves of
information report may be obtained from employees, insufficient or non-payment of
the bankers that the PIA applicant has taken employee social insurance and taxes, possible
credits or loans from, as reflected in the litigation risks caused by violation of the laws
latest balance sheets. and regulations.

RQ6 The appraisers should check if the PIA


applicant is financially unhealthy for last
three years. For for-profit corporations, this
could be done by looking at whether they
are operating an unviable business, which
could be reflected by continuous operating
losses, negative cash flows, declining net
worth, declining DSCR below 1, falling ROE,
increasing debt--equity ratio or is in the
process of filing for bankruptcy. For non-
profit organizations, this could be done by
looking at whether their expenditure has N/A N/A N/A N/A
exceeded their income, and whether the
grants or sources of income, and hence size
of operations have been declining.

Field Visits

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SQ12 Business case for skilling with DDU-GKY to A fully developed business case for entering the No business case The PIA applicant has a The PIA applicant The PIA applicant
be presented by PIA applicant skilling space, and for partnering with DDU-GKY, is developed, or business case for entering has a business has a strong
covering strategic value, finance, operations, the business case skilling that, while case for entering business case for
market, competition and industry, current and for the covering various aspects of skilling that is entering the
projected supply of labour. organization to business, is largely well developed skilling space, and
undertake skilling credible, but does not back and articulated, this fits into its
is weak, is not up some of its claims with and clearly longer term
articulated well, or solid research and data, covers strategy, strategic vision,
is not fleshed out and makes few finance, and has
in enough detail assumptions that may be operations, synergestic value
with respect to difficult to defend. market, given its existing
strategy, finance, competition and operations. The
operations, industry, current value
market, and projected proposition is so
competition and supply of labour. high that the
industry, current organization
and projected would undertake
supply of labour. skilling even if it
didn't have a
DDU-GKY
project.

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SQ13 What is the quality of trainers hired for Qualification criteria laid down for each type of Sources of hiring Credible sources of Competent DDU- Competent DDU-
DDU-GKY? faculty (domain skills, and other skills known by competent hiring competent trainers GKY trainers that GKY trainers that
variants such as employability skills, English, trainers have not that meet appropriate also meet also meet
SME in the appraisal team should numeracy, soft skills etc.). been identified. criteria under Notification appropriate appropriate
meet/video chat with trainers to assess 15/2016 have been criteria under criteria under
their capability to deliver training. For this If already identified, profiles of DDU-GKY trainers identified. Notification Notification
question, competent trainers would be with description of education and experience. If 15/2016 have 15/2016 have
those that SME finds to be competent to not already identified, sources from which the already been already been
deliver training in the proposed trades, with PIA applicant proposes to hire trainers for DDU- identified. hired.
respect to domain skills and knowledge, as GKY.
well as skills as a trainer.
Refer to Notification No. 15/2016 on Quality
Improvement of Training Delivery -
Standards for Trainers for reference.

http://ddugky.gov.in/ddugky/DocumentsFo
rDownload/Notifications/2016/Notificatio
n_No_15-2016.pdf

AQ20 Is there a proposed standardized internal or Description of proposed processes for training-
an external training-of-trainer program for the-trainers in the PIA, and details of any training
capacity building and certification of programs conducted that the trainers currently
trainers? with PIA applicant have gone through. N/A N/A N/A N/A

AQ21 What are the proposed salaries of domain Details of proposed salaries to be paid to DDU-
trainers (for technical skills, other than GKY trainers.
English, IT, soft skills and numeracy) and
are they considered appropriate to attract N/A N/A N/A N/A
good talent in the market?

AQ22 How will the appraisal of trainers be How will the appraisal of trainers be conducted,
conducted, and what is the career path for a and what is the career path for a trainer? Is the
trainer? Is the career path such that career path such that incentivizes her to become
incentivizes her to become a better trainer, a better trainer, for instance, becoming a master N/A N/A N/A N/A
for instance, becoming a master trainer, trainer, academic supervisor etc.?
academic supervisor etc.?

AQ23 How will the PIA applicant ensure that they How will the PIA applicant ensure that they
recruit quality trainers for DDU-GKY recruit quality trainers for DDU-GKY project? N/A N/A N/A N/A
project?

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RQ7 Does the PIA applicant have quality Description of current quality assurance and
assurance and internal audit mechanisms internal audit processes for existing operations.
for its existing operations? Are these
processes found to be adequate and
effective? Is there a specifically designated N/A N/A N/A N/A
position to drive quality assurance and
internal audit?

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