Skilling India – Skill India Mission,PMKVY, NSDC, etc.

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana

  1. News: The Cabinet cleared a Rs 12,000-crore revamped version of the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)
  2. Aim: To impart skills to over 1 crore people in the next 4 years – includes training to 60 lakh youths and certifying 40 lakh informally skilled workers
  3. Includes a mechanism to revive the traditional Guru-Shishya approach to train youth with the help of local craftsmen and trade practitioners
  4. Training centres will be categorised on the basis of their infrastructure and past performance and third party agencies will be deployed to validate their training efforts and placement records
  5. Members of Parliament will also be roped in to mobilise youth for training, monitor the scheme in their constituencies and post-training placement of trainees

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