Odisha state govt. has announced to join hands with the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) and Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gramin Kaushal Yojana (DDU-GKY) to provide skill training to 6.3 lakh youths by 2018-19 through different programmes of the Centre.
State govt. has established the Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and the Advanced Skill Training Institutes with employment linked quality programmes. The Centre recognized Odisha as the best-performing State in the country in skill development under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) and awarded the State at a specially organized function in Delhi in June.
The State Government’s efforts through skill development is to shift the conversation from “Skill” to “Skilled-in-Odisha”. Through this scheme states govt. will try to fulfill the vision of Prime Minister, who is spreading skill development Initiative in the country to make a skilled India.
Government has taken this steps for best utilisation of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)’s Nirvana Fund. Rating and grading of skill training and opening of Active Placements Cells and Migration Support Centres have helped a lot in achieving the success.
Pradhan Mantri Kausal Vikas Yojana
PMKVY is an initiative of central government to make country’s youth employable and financial dependent. The objective of the scheme is to make people trained in various skills so that they can get a job in relevant industry. This scheme is also aimed to increase productivity of existing workforce and train & certify them according to industry needs.
PMKVY scheme is being implemented by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under the supervision of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.