4.39 lakh candidates trained under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalaya Yojana in 2 years

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Under the DDU-GKY scheme, 4.39 lakh candidates have been trained during 2018-19 and 2019-20, of which 84156 candidates belong to Scheduled Tribes. Under the PMKVY 2016-20, 49.67 lakh candidates have been trained during the 2018-19 and 2019-20, of which 2.13 lakh candidates belong to Scheduled Tribes.

The details of funds allocated and released under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU GKY) and Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 2.0) during 2018-19 and 2019-20 are at Annexure I.

The State-wise details of candidates placed under the scheme DDU-GKY and PMKVY 2.0 are placed at Annexure II and Annexure III respectively. The Evaluation Study of PMKVY 2.0 by NSDC indicates that individuals trained and certified under Short Term Training (STT) are 1.8 times more likely to get employed and there is increase in employment and average monthly income of skilled youth. Under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) certification, individuals have been benefitted in terms of increase in self-confidence, improvement in technical knowledge, soft-skills and average monthly income.

Annexure I

Funds allocated and released under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU GKY) and Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 2016-20) during 2018-19 and 2019-20.

Schemes Financial Year Fund Allocated Fund Released
DDU- GKY 2018-19 1215.306 Crore 1215.289 Crore
  2019-20 1849.99 Crore 1418.071 Crore
PMKVY 2016-20 2018-19 1946.45 Crore 1909.19 Crore
  2019-20 1749.22 Crore 1573.12 Crore

Annexure II

The State-wise details of candidates placed under the scheme DDU-GKY (2018-20)

S.No. Name of States Candidates Placed
1 Andhra Pradesh 31613
2 Arunachal Pradesh 0
3 Assam 20037
4 Bihar 10831
5 Chhattisgarh 6062
6 Gujarat 3569
7 Haryana 9497
8 Himachal Pradesh 1244
9 Jammu & Kashmir 1834
10 Jharkhand 11086
11 Karnataka 11192
12 Kerala 15931
13 Madhya Pradesh 10335
14 Maharashtra 15421
15 Manipur 523
16 Meghalaya 746
17 Mizoram 302
18 Nagaland 381
19 Odisha 58604
20 Punjab 2485
21 Rajasthan 7967
22 Sikkim 96
23 Tamil nadu 2513
24 Telangana 21948
25 Tripura 2397
26 Uttar Pradesh 10285
27 Uttarakhand 870
28 West Bengal 6658
Total 264427

            Annexure III

The State-wise details of candidates placed under the scheme PMKVY 2.0 (2016-20)

S. No. Name of States Candidates Placed
1 Andaman and Nicobar Island                         124
2 Andhra Pradesh                    75,235
3 Arunachal Pradesh                      2,725
4 Assam                    33,366
5 Bihar                    81,038
6 Chandigarh                      3,371
7 Chhattisgarh                    22,747
8 Dadra and Nagar Haveli                         681
9 Daman and Diu                      1,428
10 Delhi                    59,917
11 Goa                         740
12 Gujarat                    45,406
13 Haryana                 1,34,783
14 Himachal Pradesh                    18,376
15 Jammu and Kashmir                    41,721
16 Jharkhand                    21,125
17 Karnataka                    45,488
18 Kerala                    17,369
19 Lakshadweep                           –
20 Madhya Pradesh                 1,55,659
21 Maharashtra                    49,142
22 Manipur                      5,500
23 Meghalaya                      4,510
24 Mizoram                      3,760
25 Nagaland                      1,932
26 Odisha                    49,130
27 Puducherry                      5,495
28 Punjab                    84,496
29 Rajasthan                 1,33,287
30 Sikkim                         931
31 Tamil Nadu                 1,12,492
32 Telangana                    77,773
33 Tripura                      6,656
34 Uttar Pradesh                 2,46,846
35 Uttarakhand                    34,052
36 West Bengal                    84,660
Grand Total               16,61,961

This information was given by the Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri R.K. Singh in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

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