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Schemes related to skill development

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  • February 16, 2021
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Schemes related to skill development

Part of: GS Prelims and GS – III – Skill development

In news

  • Rajya Sabha was informed about the Status of Skilled Youths in India.
  • Ministry: Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE)

Key takeaways 

  • Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY): For imparting short duration skill development training through Short-Term Training (STT) and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) to youth across all States/UTs.
  • Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS) Scheme: Providing vocational skills to non-literates, neo-literates and school dropouts by identifying skills that have a market in the region of their establishment.
  • National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS): For promoting apprenticeship training and increasing the engagement of apprentices by providing financial support to industrial establishments undertaking apprenticeship programme under The Apprentices Act, 1961.
  • Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS): Long term training programme in 137 trades are provided through 14,788 ITIs in India.

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