In less than two years of its launch, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) (2016-20), the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) registered 3,16,671 placements as on February 2018.
With nearly 55 percent successful placements, the Short-Term Training Program (STT) under PMKVY (2016-20) has successfully trained over 13 lakh candidates, of which over nine lakhs have been certified till February 2018. Placements have been facilitated for 5.9 ..
Placements under the PMKVY are categorized into wage and self-employment. Approximately 76 percent of the candidates have been placed in wage employment and 24 percent placed in self-employment/ entrepreneurship. 80 percent of the candidates placed in wage employment across various sectors such as electronics and hardware, apparel, beauty and wellness, agriculture, retail, logistics, leather, telecom, security, textiles and handlooms.
“PMKVY (2016-2020) scheme is closely aligned with th ..