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Skill Minister urges PSUs to increase participation in Apprenticeship

New Delhi, December 5, 2019: Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Minister of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) urged Central Public Sector companies to significantly increase their participation in the government’s apprenticeship program at a National Seminar held to spread awareness and participation in Apprenticeship Programme, today. The seminar was organised by MSDE in collaboration with the Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE) and Department of Public Enterprises (DPE), with an aim of increasing participation in the government’s apprenticeship scheme in the service sector by government-run companies. The meeting was graced by senior government officials including Shri. R. K. Singh, Hon’ble Minister of State, MSDE; Dr. K.P. Krishnan, Secretary, MSDE; among other dignitaries. The ministry has taken several efforts to increase the number of apprentices hired by enterprises in the country. The aim is to fill the gap in supply and demand for skilled workforClick Here for More Detail

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Govt to launch PMKVY 3 in next FY: Skill Minister

Govt launched the PMKVY scheme in 2015 and revamped it in 2016 to impart skills to one crore persons by 2020. NEW DELHI: The government is planning to launch third phase of its flagship Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) in the next financial year, Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Mahendra Nath Pandey has said. The government launched the PMKVY scheme in 2015 and revamped it in 2016 to impart skills to one crore persons by 2020. The revamped scheme, called PMKVY 2.0, moved to a grant-based model where the training and assessment cost would be directly reimbursed to training providers and assessment bodies in accordance with common norms. According to official data, over 69 lakh candidates have been trained across the country under the PMKVY till November 11. On asked whether the ongoing scheme will see an extension as 30 per cent of the target is yet to be met, the minister told PTI: “We will be crossing 90 per cent of the target under the ongClick Here for More Detail