Under the Skill India Mission, about 20 Central Ministries/Departments including Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) are involved in the implementation of more than 40 schemes for various skill development programmes for youth across the country. Major schemes include Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS), Rural Self Employment and Training Institutes (RSETI), Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY), etc.
As per NSS 66th and 68th round data, 298.25 million work-force is to be trained in farm and non-farm sector across the country till 2022. Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) 2016-20 is a flagship scheme of the MSDE being implemented with an objective to provide skilling to one crore people under Short Term Training (STT) and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) across the country including urban and rural areas for four years i.e. 2016-2020 with an outlay of Rs. 12,000 crore. Under PMKVY (2016-20), as on 11.11.2019, 69.03 lakh (appx.) (38.01 lakh STT + 31.02 lakh RPL) candidates have been trained throughout the country.
Under STT of PMKVY (2016-20), as per data reported on SDMS (Skill Development Management System) as on 11.11.2019, 30.21 lakh candidates are certified. Out of these certified candidates, 15.4 lakh candidates have been reported to be placed in various sectors across the country.
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.