Skill Development fund and employment opportunities

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The National Skill Development Fund (NSDF),has been helpful in increasing skilling of youth, enabling increased employment opportunities for them. NSDF meets its objectives through National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), which is an industry led ‘Not For Profit Company’ set up for building skill development capacity and forging strong linkages with the market. NSDC acts as a catalyst in skill development by providing funding to enterprises, companies and organizations that provide skill training. It also develops appropriate models to enhance, support and coordinate private sector initiatives. The State/Union Territory-wise number of youths trained under schemes implemented by NSDC from the funds disbursed through NSDF is at Annexure I.

NSDC promotes establishment of model and aspirational skill centres known as Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) for imparting skill training in every district throughout the country. A financial assistance of Rs. 231 Crore has been provided by NSDF to NSDC for setting up of PMKKs. 738 PMKKs have been established till date. The State/ UT-wise list of PMKKs established is at Annexure II.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Raj Kumar Singh in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

ANNEXURE I

State/Union Territory-wise list of number of youths trained under Schemes implemented by NSDC, from the funds disbursed through NSDF

State / Union Territory Number of Youths Trained under Schemes
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Projects Counselling Retraining and Redeployment (CRR) Scheme of Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) UDAAN Scheme of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PKVY) of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Total
Short Term Training (STT) Special Projects Laboratory (SPL) Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 1282 0 46 90 90 0 0 1508
Andhra Pradesh 115217 5746 124047 1733 0 0 0 246743
Arunachal Pradesh 12100 2301 40286 440 0 0 0 55127
Assam 96359 7607 490510 2465 0 0 0 596941
Bihar 219010 5897 220802 11575 230 0 0 457514
Chandigarh 6369 916 5044 1370 0 0 529 14228
Chhattisgarh 71369 745 24567 8897 305 0 0 105883
Delhi 128255 20033 194543 3857 0 0 25916 372604
Goa 1292 223 3783 0 0 0 0 5298
Gujarat 85529 9723 187231 1736 0 0 0 284219
Haryana 255504 12977 224282 2909 11 0 0 495683
Himachal Pradesh 46157 5654 39085 1492 0 0 0 92388
Jammu and Kashmir 93940 4005 136952 3225 0 38942 0 277064
Jharkhand 60535 2265 181048 21395 2220 0 0 267463
Karnataka 113898 12102 272204 2316 667 0 0 401187
Kerala 47441 500 161987 0 0 0 4817 214745
Ladakh 2032 142 93 283 0 0 0 2550
Madhya Pradesh 338797 14983 265822 8190 30 0 0 627822
Maharashtra 137808 28586 766308 6193 55 0 52898 991848
Manipur 18072 570 36506 203 0 0 0 55351
Meghalaya 13041 90 12650 336 0 0 0 26117
Mizoram 7846 1182 3291 150 0 0 0 12469
Nagaland 5585 868 12439 898 0 0 0 19790
Odisha 122538 4633 319860 8203 30 0 0 455264
Puducherry 6770 115 4714 0 0 0 0 11599
Punjab 177716 6518 115276 462 0 0 0 299972
Rajasthan 303421 2388 575515 683 315 0 0 882322
Sikkim 5087 228 1533 1264 0 0 0 8112
Tamil Nadu 174107 13858 288178 1282 43 0 1074 478542
Telangana 136594 3571 114208 933 51 0 0 255357
Dadra And Nagar Haveli And Daman And Diu 2817 0 5007 150 0 0 0 7974
Tripura 17752 3268 82332 497 0 0 0 103849
Uttar Pradesh 589880 23579 892354 10138 0 0 4358 1520309
Uttarakhand 65920 1060 102353 1080 0 0 0 170413
West Bengal 183442 2848 163742 13293 2550 0 0 365875
Total 3663482 199181 6068598 117738 6597 38942 89592 10184130

 

 

ANNEXURE II

State/Union Territory-wise list of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendras (PMKKs)

S. No. State / Union Territory Number of PMKKs
1. Andaman And Nicobar Islands 1
2. Andhra Pradesh 24
3. Arunachal Pradesh 8
4. Assam 29
5. Bihar 48
6. Chandigarh 1
7. Chhattisgarh 27
8. Delhi 10
9. Goa 1
10. Gujarat 34
11. Haryana 23
12. Himachal Pradesh 11
13. Jammu And Kashmir 20
14. Jharkhand 24
15. Karnataka 35
16. Kerala 19
17. Madhya Pradesh 52
18. Maharashtra 43
19. Manipur 13
20. Meghalaya 4
21. Mizoram 2
22. Nagaland 3
23. Odisha 30
24. Puducherry 4
25. Punjab 24
26. Rajasthan 35
27. Sikkim 2
28. Tamil Nadu 34
29. Telangana 28
30. Dadra And Nagar Haveli And Daman And Diu 2
31. Tripura 4
32. Uttar Pradesh 87
33. Uttarakhand 13
34. West Bengal 43
Total 738

 

 

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