Third phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana launched

Third phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana launched

The third phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 3.0) has been launched in 600 districts across all states of India. Spearheaded by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), this phase will focus on new-age and COVID-related skills.

Skill India Mission PMKVY 3.0 envisages training of eight lakh candidates over a period of 2020-2021 with an outlay of Rs. 948.90 crore. The 729 Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendras (PMKKs), empanelled non-PMKK training centres and more than 200 ITIs under Skill India will be rolling out PMKVY 3.0 training to build a robust pool of skilled professionals. On the basis of the learning gained from PMKVY 1.0 and PMKVY 2.0, the Ministry has improved the newer version of the scheme to match the current policy doctrine and energize the skilling ecosystem affected due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Skill India Mission” launched by the Prime Minister on 15th of July 2015 has gained tremendous momentum through the launch of its flagship scheme PMKVY to unlock the vision of making India the ‘Skill Capital’ of the world. The launch will be done by the Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, in the presence of the Minister of State. The event will also be addressed by the State Skill Ministers and Members of Parliament.

The Centrally Sponsored Centrally Managed (CSCM) part of PMKVY 3.0 wiil be implemented by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) with the active support of District skill committees (DSCs). ln phase-1, it is informed that each Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) training centre in a district would be allocated a target of 120 for maximum 3 job roles and minimum 2 job ro|es. In phase 2, the target allocation would be done through a transparent Request for Proposal Mechanism.

The CSSM component of PMKVY 3.0 will be implemented by State Skill Development Missions (SSDMS) of the States/ UTs with the active support of District Skill Committees (DSCs). SSDMs has been given the flexibility to allocate district-wise target. DSC shall identify the job roles based on demand in the district.




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