What is Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY Scheme)?
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY Scheme) is one of the most productive schemes started by the Government of India under the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE). PMKVY skill certification program focused on enabling the Indian youth to join industry-based skill training for becoming more employable. This program will entertain individuals who are trying to enter their feet into the industry as well as individuals with the prior learning experience. Candidates with prior skills or experience will be assessed and certified under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Interested person can choose any of the course listed under the PMKVY scheme on the basis of eligibility criteria.
The scheme is now further approved as PMKVY 2.0 for the period of 2016-2020. The motive is to provide skill-based training as well as provide placement opportunities to trained candidates. It also aims to provide support for entrepreneurship development for those who aspire to be an entrepreneur. Training under PMKVY scheme is provided in accordance with National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF). This training program will be strictly monitored as per the guidelines enforced by National Skill Development Corporation India (NSDC). Indian nationals can take up any of the course listed under the PMKVY scheme for free of cost.