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PM Modi Launched “Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana”


India, 1st August, 2015: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana in New Delhi. The programme aims to impart skill training to 24 lakh youth during 2015-16 with focus on first time entrants to the labour market and class 10 and class 12 drop outs.

It will cover 24 lakh persons and skill training based on national skill qualification framework (NSQF) and industry led standards ,implemented by union ministry of skill development and entrepreneurship through National skill development corporation (NSDC) training partners .

Out of total outlay of 1120 crore rupees to be spent on skill training of 14 lakh youth, 220 crore rupees has been allocated for recognition of prior learning.67 crore rupees has been allocated for awareness building and mobilization efforts and for mentor support and placement facilitation for trainees .Sector skill councils and the state governments would closely monitor skill training that will happen under the PMKVY .

For verifying and recording details of all training centers skill development management system (SDMS) would be put in place. A robust grievance redressed system would be put in place to address grievances relating to implementation of the scheme.

By:  Avantika Balodi

India, Journalist


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