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Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

Mission will be as per the budget provision

New Delhi,

The National Skill Development Mission (NSDM) was launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minister on 15th July, 2015 on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day to provide a strong institutional framework to implement and scale up skill development efforts across the country and  to train a minimum of 300 million skilled people by the year 2022.  Under the Mission, 20 Central Ministries/Departments including Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship are involved in the implementation of more than 40 schemes/programmes on Skill Development. The implementation of skilling activities under the Mission will be as per the budget provisions of various schemes under their respective heads of account. Further, the National Skill Development Fund has been set up by the Government of India with an initial corpus of Rs. 995.10 crore for skill development in the country.


To achieve the objective of Skill India Mission, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) are running various schemes/programs to impart skilling to the youth through long term and short term training. The Ministry is providing long term training through Industrial Training Institutes. Under the Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS), 13 new courses have been introduced in the National Skill Training Institutes (NSTIs) and Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs), the details of the course is placed at Annexure-I. No course on electronic vehicle courses has been started under CTS, however, a module on EV technology have been introduced in trade Mechanic 2 and 3 wheeler.


The Ministry is implementing its flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 2.0) 2016-20 with an objective to provide skill training to one crore prospective youth pan India over four years with a budgetary outlay of Rs. 12,000 crore. Under the scheme, as on 11.11.2019, 69.03 lakhs candidates have been trained. Further, under the Craftsmen Training Scheme of Directorate General of Training, 23.14 lakhs trainee have been enrolled during the year 2018-19  across the ITIs located all over the country, for getting skilled training. The seating capacity for the year 2019-20 is 35.44 lakhs.



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