Skill training of youth due to pandemic

Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 800 ANSWERED ON-18/09/2020 SKILL TRAINING OF YOUTH DUE TO PANDEMIC 800. DR. AMAR PATNAIK: Will the Minister of SKILL DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP be pleased to state: (a) whether there are any measures to estimate the number of youth who may require skill training due to unforeseen unemployment in the COVID-19 pandemic; (b) whether there are any plans to launch skill trainings for the afore-mentioned youth; and (c) if so, the details thereof? ANSWER THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP (SHRI R. K. SINGH) (a) to (c) Based on the data of reverse migrants as compiled by Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has formulated a plan for skill training of reverse migrant under PMKVY2.0 (2016-20) for 116 districts of 6 States as identified under Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan (GKRA). Under this plan, target of training 3 lakh candidates (1.5 lakh each for Short Term Training and Recognition of Prior Learning) has been allocated to 116 districts of 6 States namely; Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Odisha, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand.