Jan Shikshan Sansthan
- 1st April to 31st March.
- Any time, anybody can register their names.
The institute is a non-formal educational institute and getting recognition for its programmes is not mandatory. The institute offers need-based training programmes, specifically tailor-made with inbuilt flexibility. Besides, these courses are unique with Polyvalent Educational inputs and cost-effectiveness. The duration of all the courses are for a short period of time on a part-time basis.
Jan Shikshan Sansthan conducts skill upgradation programme. It offers training in a non-formal mode in rural and urban slums of a district. The institute provides academic and technical support to the target group.
The socio-economically backward and educationally disadvantaged groups in the society are still facing problems in getting a good job. The reason being, lack of access to financial resources and formal education. The Department of School of Education and Literacy, Govt. of India, under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, sponsors Jan Shikshan Sansthan. The erstwhile name of this institution was Shramik Vidyapeeth. As a result of the cabinet decision taken during the year 1999, these institutions throughout India are categorized as Jan Shikshan Sansthan.
JSSMVP, a pioneer in providing general education to both rural and urban population, decided to join hands with the nation to address the issues of unemployment and JSS Jan Shikshan Sansthan was established on April 1, 1986, in Mysore by JSSMVP. It conducts various types of need-based skill training programmes and general awareness programmes. The beneficiaries are illiterate youths, neo-literates, house-wives, school-dropouts and unemployed youth who do not have formal education facilities. The vocational training offered by the Sansthan encourages the candidates to become self-reliant and enables them to take up self or wage-based employment.
The institution has earned a good name as one of the best in the Country in providing skill-based training. To justify this, the Sansthan has scored the highest marks in the third-party evaluation conducted by the external research institute (G.B. Pant Social Science Institute), commissioned by the Government of India. For its noteworthy contribution in the field of vocational training, the Govt. of India conferred the prestigious NLM-UNESCO award to the institute in 2003.