Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana Review (PMKVY) is an ambitious skills training scheme of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) under the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE). The scheme’s main objective was to enable a large number of Indian youths to take up industry-relevant skill training to aid them in securing a better livelihood.
The technical training of the youths is geared toward increasing overall productivity of the country and bettering lives of the youths both in India and abroad.
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana Review 2020
The central government provides skill-training courses in varied industrial fields through authorized training centers. To be assessed and certified under Recognition of Prior Learning are individuals with prior skills or learning experience.
Online applications were invited from the eligible institutions approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) offering training to youths in Engineering Skills based on the roles as per the National Occupational Standards (NOS) prescribed by the MSDE under National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF).
MSDE released the new final list of PMKVY courses for 2016 to 2020 on 16th December 2016. The new list has reduced the number of courses from the original 577 to just 221. Some new industry verticals have been introduced taking the total to 34 skill councils. The total job roles for both Recognition of Prior Learning and Short Term Learning (STL) are 331 as per the official website. Training imparted under STL are NSQF Level 5 and below.
The central government provides rewards to the candidates successfully trained, assessed and certified. These rewards vary with different job roles.
A total of Rs 1,500 crore has been allocated to PMKVY scheme. This will cover an estimated 24 lakh trainees across the country.
Eligibility for PMKVY
- The candidates must be a resident Indian national and is;
- Enrolled under skill development training program with the intention of working in an eligible sector.
- Certified for at least a year from the time the scheme was launched.
- Getting the reward money for the first time.
PMKVY Course List
For the full list of the tons of courses offered by the scheme, visit this link http://pmkvyofficial.org/Training-Centre.aspx and select your desired category.
Click on ‘Find Now’ to get the list of centers near you.
How to Apply
If interested in enrolling in the scheme, the applicant must submit an online application in the official website of PMKVY. The link www.pmkvyofficial.org should direct you the official page.
- Find a suitable training center by providing details of the sector, location or nature of training.
- The helpline +91 8800055555 is also dedicated to solving questions on PMKVY scheme.
- Registering in a Training Centre for PMKVY
After finding and joining a training center, the candidate has to feed all the required information in the portal. The training partner will then obtain the candidate’s information from their database and make arrangements for skill development training.
The training institution will offer certification to the candidate following a successful training. The certified candidate will then be awarded by the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) as regulated by official the norms of PMKVY. (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana Review 2020)