Are you one of the Npower Batch C Applicants that was shortlisted in stream 1? If ‘yes’ then this post entails five things about Npower Batch C you need to know.
The Npower Batch C beneficiaries have been deployed just as expected. This is coming up after the flagging off event that took place on the 23rd of August 2021.
They are no longer prospective beneficiaries but confirmed volunteers of the Npower Scheme. Read also: FG Releases Npower Batch C Deployment List
As a total number of five hundred and ten thousand (510,000) beneficiaries are on the process of printing their deployment letter. It is believed that soonest, the Batch C Stream 2, having a total number of four hundred and ninety thousand (490,000) beneficiaries, will begin soon.
This will complement the approved number of beneficiaries for Batch C, which is meant to accommodate one million (1,000,000) volunteers.
It is well known that the initiative was established in the year 2016 to empower the unemployed youths.
As a core element of NSIP, beneficiaries are expected to acquire gainful skills needed for entrepreneurial pursuit and employability.
The Five Things About Npower Batch C To Note
The things to note about the current batch are;
- The Npower Batch C is grouped into Stream 1 and 2. The current stream 1 accommodated five hundred and ten thousand (510,000) beneficiaries, whereby 450,000 are Graduates and 60,000 are nongraduates.
- A unique USSD code to aid swift exchange of information with beneficiaries has been introduced by the management.
- There are changes regarding the selection and payment processes of the Npower Scheme.
- The recruitment and selection process can be confirmed to be transparent, credible, and fair, as an online method was adopted.
- Beneficiaries present during the flag off event were all given engagement letters by the Hon. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs.
The Minister, Hon. Sadiya U. Farouq went further to encourage and advise the Npower Batch C Stream 1 beneficiaries to utilize the golden opportunity.
The Npower program is one of the several programs under National Social Investment Programs (NSIP).
The vision of the current administration, led by president Muhammadu Buhari to uplift one hundred million (100,000,000) youths from poverty before the year 2030, is still on the move.
Gradually, more youths are being employed, or made employers of labour through NSIP.
This alone has made FG to acknowledge the positive results, and commend their work so far by creating more programs/initiatives.