Enrolling of Ex-Servicemen under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)


Under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) skilling is being imparted through Short Term Training (STT) courses and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). STT is being imparted to either school/college dropouts or unemployed youth at accredited and affiliated Training Centres (TCs). Upon successful completion of their assessment, candidates are being offered / provided with placement assistance by Training Providers (TPs). Under RPL, individuals with prior learning experience or skills are being assessed and certified. It aims to align the competencies of the unregulated workforce of the country to the National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF). Directorate of Indian Army Veterans (DIAV) is the implementing body who is providing placement in support with Army Welfare Placement Organisation (AWPO). The State-wise details of ex-servicemen trained/oriented under PMKVY 2016-20 are as under:

(a)        Short term training (STT):

S. No.StateEnrolledTrainedAssessedCertifiedPlaced
 Uttar Pradesh1561561441240

(b)       Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):

S. No.StateEnrolledOrientedAssessedCertified
 Andhra Pradesh1372137213511351
 Himachal Pradesh1829178617471350
 Jammu and Kashmir2977287828842209
 Madhya Pradesh14645140531426211224
 Tamil Nadu2829275926232029
 Uttar Pradesh1460113854128979503
 West Bengal74747454
 Grand Total92889904838782271801

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