Central government is running a flagship scheme namely Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) under Skill India Mission. PMKVY 2016-20 scheme aims to provide skill development training to around 1 crore jobless youths under Short Term Training (STT), Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Special Project (SP) across the country. Here we will provide you the information about the progress of PMKVY till the month of December 2018.
Govt. provides meaningful, industry relevant and skill based training to unemployed candidates through training partners (TPs). Skill training courses are available in different industrial verticals through authorized training centers.
Under PMKVY, govt. provides financial reward to the candidates who are successfully trained, certifies and assessed. The financial reward amount for different job roles is different.
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) Progress
PMKVY scheme is currently in implementation for a time span of over 4 years i.e from 2016 to 2020. This scheme has two components – first one is known as Centrally Sponsored Centrally Managed (CSCM) which is being implemented by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and second one is Centrally Sponsored State Managed (CSSM) which is being implemented by State Skill Development Missions of the states/ UTs (also known as State- Engagement Component) of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana 2016-20.
Under the PMKVY 2016-20 Scheme, around 33.93 lakh candidates have been trained as on 1 December 2018 which indicates that the scheme is progressing at a much faster rate. This includes 24.13 lakh youths under STT, 9.08 lakh youths under RPL and 0.72 lakh youths under SP in various sector. PM Kaushal Vikas Yojana 2016-20 scheme has mandatory provisions for placement tracking. The entire data of placement is reported within 90 days of certification of trained candidates on the Skill Development Management System (SDMS).
According to the data reported on SDMS, 20.18 lakh candidates have been certified under STT of PMKVY 2016-20 till 1 December 2018. The total number of candidates certified under Short Term Training of PMKVY 90 days before i.e. 31 August 2018 is 18.42 lakh. As on 1 December 2018, out of these candidates around 10.09 lakh candidates have been reported placed in various sectors across the country. For more details on the progress of PMKVY scheme, click the link – PMKVY Dashboard
Job Creation in India – Modi Government Schemes for Employment
Modi govt. has launched a number of other schemes to encourage self employment. This includes Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana, PM Yuva Udyamita Vikas Abhiyan.
- Mudra Loan Yojana – PMMY implemented by the Dept. of financial services, Ministry of finance with main objective of development of micro enterprises sector in the country. This scheme was launched on 8 April 2015, which includes providing loans to non-corporate, non-farm small / micro enterprises. All the people who are interested in starting their new business can avail Mudra loans from Commercial Banks, RRBs, Small Finance Banks, Cooperative Banks, MFIs and NBFCs. Mudra loan scheme includes 3 products namely Shishu (for loans less than Rs. 50,000), Kishore (for loans b/w Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 5 lakh) & Tarun (for loans Rs. 5 lakh to Rs. 10 lakh). As on date, out of self-employed candidates trained under PMKVY 2016-20, 132 candidates have availed Mudra Loan.
- Pradhan Mantri Yuva Udyamita Vikas Abhiyan (PM-YUVA) – This is an ongoing scheme implemented by the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE). Under PM-YUVA scheme, industrial education is given to encourage entrepreneurship which helps people to become self employed within the country. Till date, around 22,308 students have been enrolled and around 12,000 students have been oriented for entrepreneurship under the scheme.
People can more information about the PM Kaushal Vikas Yojana through the PMKVY scheme booklet or through the official website as mentioned below.
Official website – http://pmkvyofficial.org/