- Skill India - Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
The objective of this Skill Certification Scheme is to enable a large number of Indian youth to take up industry-relevant skill training that will help them in securing a better livelihood. Individuals with prior learning experience or skills will also be assessed and certified under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
- ₹8,000 (US$120) would be awarded per person.
- Total of ₹15 billion (US$230 million) has been laid down for the scheme initially.
- Training programmes have been worked out on the basis of National Occupational Standards (NOS) and qualification packs specifically developed in various sectors of skills.
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