Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana

Posted On: 17 DEC 2018 4:10PM by PIB Delhi

Under Skill India Mission, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is implementing a flagship scheme known as Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) with an objective to provide skilling to one crore people under Short Term Training (STT), Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Special Project (SP) across the country for over four years i.e. 2016-2020. Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) 2016-20 has two components known as Centrally Sponsored Centrally Managed (CSCM) being implemented by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Centrally Sponsored State Managed (CSSM) being implemented by State Skill Development Missions of the States/ UTs popularly known as State- Engagement Component of PMKVY (2016-20).


Under the PMKVY 2016-20 scheme, as on 30.11.2018, 33.93 lakh (appx.) candidates have been trained under STT (24.13 lakh), RPL (9.08 lakh) and Special Project (0.72 lakh) across the country in various sector. PMKVY 2016-20 scheme has mandatory provisions for placement tracking. The placement data is reported within 90 days of certification of trained candidates on the Skill Development Management System (SDMS). As per data reported on SDMS, as on 30.11.2018, 20.18 lakh candidates have been certified under Short Term Training of PMKVY 2016-20. The number of candidates certified under Short Term Training of PMKVY 90 days prior i.e. 31.08.2018 is 18.42 lakh. Out of these candidates, as on 30.11.2018, 10.09 lakh candidates have been reported placed in various sectors across the country.


Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) is implemented by Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance with primary objective of developing the micro enterprise sector in the country by extending various supports including financial support so as to achieve the goal of “funding the unfunded” and for financial assistance under PMMY prospective entrepreneurs apply on the Udyami Mitra portal. 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) is an ongoing scheme of Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE).  Under the scheme, entrepreneurship education is given to encourage entrepreneurship and help people to become self employed within the country.  So far, 22,308 students have been enrolled and around 12,000 students have been oriented for entrepreneurship under the scheme.


Further, an end to end customized entrepreneurship orientation module has been integrated under the Life Skill Course module in the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) Courses so that candidates undergoing PMKVY skill training receive orientation in entrepreneurship. In Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) courses, the module on Entrepreneurship is already integrated as a section in the employability skills.


This information was given by Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship     Shri Anant Kumar Hegde in a written reply to the Lok Sabha today.






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