ProMASS News Bureau: Feb 6, 2016:
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) completes 10 lakh enrollments under Skill India, 70% have completed their skill training since its launch. Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh reflect maximum enrollments.
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal VikasYojana (PMKVY), the flagship of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has completed 10 lakh enrollments under the scheme. The scheme has been implemented by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) through a network of 1012 training partners affiliated to the scheme.
Till today, the scheme has seen 10,28,671 enrollments under 382 active job roles out of which 70% have already completed their training. The scheme has been implemented across all 29 states and 6 union territories of the country, and covered 596 districts and 531 constituencies. It addresses the requirement for skill development across 29 sectors in which around 566 job roles have been identified for courses in which the youth can enroll and can get trained. These courses help in making them more employable with hands on experience on skills that will make them more employable and also more efficient in their work.