Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Schemes
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
It is an outcome based skill certification scheme implemented by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).
The objective is to enable a large number of Indian youth to take up industry-relevant skill training that will help them in securing a better livelihood.
Individuals with prior learning experience or skills will also be assessed and certified under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
Training and Assessment fees are completely paid by the Government.
The Various components are short term training, recognition of prior learning, special projects, kaushal and rozgarmela, placement guidelines and monitoring guidelines.
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra
India’s first Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) for Skilling in Smart Cities was recently launched.
It was established by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), in collaboration with New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC).
It aims to provide skill training for unemployed youth through its short-term training (STT) module and contribute to the capacity building of municipal employees through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) program.
It signifies integration and convergence approach towards the Skill India Mission and the Smart City Mission.