PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Koushal Vikas Yojana) has helped India improve its skills and entrepreneurship. Recently, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan presented some astounding figures demonstrating the program’s success and its positive impact on the nation’s workforce. PMKVY trained 27 lakh 87 thousand applicants between 2020 and 2023, resulting in a boost to many sectors’ economic growth.
Workers’ Experiences with PMKVY
The Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan, spoke in the Lok Sabha about PMKVY’s success and the importance of skill development, especially in these challenging economic times.
Women’s Skill and Employment Gap: Bridging the Gap
PMKVY’s high female participation is promising. In the effort, 27 lakh 87 thousand individuals were trained, 46.43 percent of these women were women. This is crucial to closing the gender gap in the workforce and to encouraging women to contribute to India’s economic development.
The PMKVY program has trained 12.94 lakh women candidates over the past three years. 2.16 lakh women have found meaningful employment, enhancing their confidence and economic independence.
Providing training infrastructure
The nationwide training infrastructure of PMKVY contributes to its success. PMKVY has actively trained 14,938 apprentices in 14,938 ITIs (Industrial Training Institutes), 454 Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendras, and 288 JSS (Jan Shikshan Sansthan) institutions.
Progress in Reducing Unemployment
PMKVY offers industry-relevant training and generates a skilled workforce to help reduce India’s unemployment and underemployment challenges.
Pradhan Mantri Koushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) has revolutionized skill development and entrepreneurship in India. More than half of the 27 lakh 87 thousand candidates the initiative recruited between 2020 and 2023 were women, demonstrating its commitment to empowering the nation. Assuring a brighter future for India’s skilled workforce, PMKVY’s success has been boosted by the partnership of ITIs, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendras, and JSS institutions.
The Pradhan Mantri Koushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) provides industry-relevant training to candidates to boost their employability.
The PMKVY skill-training program trained over 27 lakh 87 thousand candidates between 2020 and 2023.
How many women candidates were trained under PMKVY? Nearly 46.43 percent.
Among the 12.94 lakh women candidates trained under PMKVY in the last three years, 2.16 lakh have been employed.
PMKVY has contributed to reducing unemployment in India by creating a more employable workforce through skill development.