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February 22, 2021

Status of Skilled Youths in India

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) is implementing its flagship demand-driven Centrally Sponsored Scheme, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), for imparting short duration skill development training through Short-Term Training (STT) and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) to youth across all States/ Union Territories (UTs). Details of persons trained and placed under PMKVY year-wise and State/UT-wise during last five years.

Other important schemes being implemented by MSDE which are not linked to placement are given below:

(i) Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS) Scheme: This Scheme aims at providing vocational skills to non-literates, neo-literates as well as school dropouts by identifying skills that have a market in the region of their establishment. Details of persons trained State/UT-wise during last five years is at Annexure-II.

(ii) National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS): This Scheme is for promoting apprenticeship training and increasing the engagement of apprentices by providing financial support to industrial establishments undertaking apprenticeship programme under The Apprentices Act, 1961. Training consists of Basic Training and On-the-Job Training / Practical Training at workplace in the industry. Details of persons trained State/UT-wise during last five years is at Annexure-III.

(iii)  Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS): Long term training programme in 137 trades are provided through 14,788 ITIs in the country. Details of persons trained State/UT-wise during last five years is at Annexure-IV.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Raj Kumar Singh in a written reply

 

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