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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 2876
ANSWERED ON:  02.08.2017
Skill Development Schemes
HARIOM SINGH RATHORE
BHAIRON PRASAD MISHRA
SATISH KUMAR GAUTAM
UDIT RAJ
DEVENDRA (ALIAS) BHOLE SINGH SINGH
NIHAL CHAND CHAUHAN
Will the Minister of



SKILL DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP be pleased to state:-


(a) the State-wise details of the Skill Development centres established in the country especially for women;

(b) the number of women imparted training in these centres and the number of women who got employment;

(c) the location-wise number of skill development centres being run in the country;

(d) whether the Government is considering to increase the number of skill development centres to provide self employment to the unemployed youth with a view to end unemployment in the country; and

(e) if so, the number of proposals and places where such centres are proposed to be set up in the country and if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor?


ANSWER
(a) to (e) Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is implementing two flagship skill India schemes known as Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) and Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) on pan –India basis. PMKVY enables large number of prospective youth including women for taking short term fresh training and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) through accredited and affiliated training partner/training centers. It aims to train one crore youth for 4 years (2016-2020) with a total outlay of Rs 12,000 crores. Under the scheme, the trained candidates are either placed in various sectors or self-employed.

About 13,000 Training Centres were involved under PMKVY 2015-16 for imparting skill training. Further, under modified PMKVY (2016-20), as on 17th July 2017, targets have been allocated to 3365 Training Centers. Under PMKVY, as on 6th July 2017, total 30,67,080 candidates are trained / undergoing training across country. Out of them 13.71 lakh (apprx.) candidates are women. Under PMKVY 2015-16, it was not mandatory for Training providers to report employment data. However, under PMKVY 2016-20, which started from 2nd October 2016 onwards, placement tracking is mandatory. Till now, a total of 2.9 lakh candidates including women have been provided placements offer.

Under PMKK, Government intends to establish a model aspirational skill centres in every district for imparting skill training through PMKVY. As on 16th July 2017, 556 PMKKs have been allocated to 514 districts throughout the country.

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