Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana in Puducherry

By | February 26, 2016

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana in Puducherry

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy has said that government has launched the flagship scheme, ‘Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)’ on 15th July, 2015 to enable and mobilize a large number of youth to take up outcome based skill training and earn their livelihood. It is a skill certification and reward scheme where in trainees after their successful assessment and certification, get monetary reward through direct bank transfer to their account. The scheme has the target to benefit 24 lakh persons with training of 14 lakh fresh entrants and certification of 10 lakh persons under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today the Minister said, the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), the Public Private Partnership (PPP) entity is the implementing agency for PMKVY. As on 22nd February, 2016, 12.50 lakh candidates have been enrolled in 9,314 training centres spread across the Country with coverage of 29 States and 6 Union Territories (UTs) including Puducherry. Details of skill development progress under PMKVY in Puducherry are given below:-

Total Candidates enrolled 4472
Candidates trained 3082
Candidates got employment

(as on 14th February, 2016)

No. of Sector Skill Council (SSCs) 24
No. of training providers 27
No. of training centres 60
No. of Job Roles 34

Source Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 25-February, 2016 0

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