A new skill training scheme named as “Yuva Yuga” has been launched in the Karnataka state. The Yuva Yuga scheme is aimed at creating about 10 Lakh skilled jobs in the state by providing new-age technology skill training to the youth. In 2017-18 alone, under the Yuva Yuga scheme, the Karnataka state government would traing about 1.10 Lakh youth.
Under the Yuva Yuga skill training scheme, youth would be trained to become job ready for about 328 job roles across industries. Yuva Yuga program was announced in 2015-16 financial budget but would be implemented from the current year.
Yuva Yuga Skill Training Scheme
Under the Yuva Yuga scheme, skill training centers across the state would be opened to provide skill training to youth and make them employable. Skill training in many cutting edge technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and others would be provided to the youth with the assistance of Karnataka Department of IT, Biotech and Science & Technology.
The Yuva Yuga scheme would provide skills in line with the current industry demands. Skills would be provided to the youth to make them employable for entry and mid level job roles. People up to 10 years of experience can join the Yuva Yuga training programs and enhance their skills for better employment opportunities.
The state in near future to emerge as a leading growth state in other sectors such as manufacturing, animation, gaming, visual effects, telecom, etc. Therefore, new skilled talent would be required to meet the increasing demand.