Training Under Skill India Mission

New Delhi: Under Skill India Mission, the Government is implementing more than 40 skill development schemes/programmes across 20 Central Ministries/Departments, for providing a variety of skill development training programmes on pan India basis in which 556.1 Lakhs persons have been trained. Number of persons trained under the various schemes being implemented by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship under the auspices of Skill India Mission is as follows: –


Entity Persons trained during 2015-16 to till date as per available data

[Number in lakhs)

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikash Yojana (PMKVY ) 1.0 and 2.0 126.82
Fee based training by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) 117.39
National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) 10.73
Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS) 15.10
Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) {Long term training through State Government and Private ITIs] 64.01
Total 334.1


10,49,621 candidates have been provided employment under PMKVY and NAPS during the last two years while JSS does not provide for any mandatory employment. Similarly, Ministry does not monitor the employment of students passing out of ITIs.

The Government has taken various steps for generating employment in the country like encouraging various projects involving substantial investment and increasing public expenditure on schemes like Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojna (DDU-GKY), Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), and Deendayal Antodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) run by Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Ministry of Rural Development and Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, respectively. Under PMKVY 2.0 scheme of MSDE, training Centres takes all efforts to facilitate placements of certified candidates through multiple initiatives like Rojgaar Mela, Yuva Sampark and Aatmanirbhar Skilled Employees Employer Mapping (ASEEM) ’portal, collaboration with industries and Council. In PMKVY 3.0 facilitation of wage employment / self-employment / apprenticeship shall be provided to the certified candidates under the STT component of the scheme. Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendras shall act as nodal Centres at districts for providing self-employment support. Training Partner shall work in coordination with DSC / SSDM for placement of the candidates in addition Rozgar Melas to be organized on regular interval at district and regional level by TP / DSCs / SSDMs / SSCs for placement and apprenticeship. All candidates certified under PMKVY 3.0 would also be linked to ASEEM portal to find job opportunities.

This information was given by Union Minister for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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