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Government may fall short of its skill development goal of training one crore youth

Under the PMKVY-2.0, launched in October 2016, ministry had targeted to impart skill training to one crore youth for over four years (2016-20). Out of this, 60,00,000 was the target under short-term training while 40,00,000 was the target under the recognition of prior learning (RPL) component for 2016-20. Skills development ministry may fall short of its skilling target under flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana with government having imparted training to 73.47 lakh youth under the scheme till January 17, 2020, skills minister Mahendra Nath Pandey said. Under the PMKVY-2.0, launched in October 2016, ministry had targeted to impart skill training to one crore youth for over four years (2016-20). Out of this, 60,00,000 was the target under short-term training while 40,00,000  was the target under the recognition of prior learning (RPL) component for 2016-20. “As on 17.01.2020, 40.27 lakh candidates have been trained under short term training (STT) and 33.20Click Here for More Detail

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New scheme for entrepreneurship development of disabled persons

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that the MSME Ministry will soon announce a new scheme on entrepreneurship and skill training for disabled persons as it looks to expose their talents and provide a market for their products. The MSME Ministry is planning to soon announce a new scheme on entrepreneurship and skill training for disabled persons as it looks to expose their talent and provide market for their products, said Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday. Inaugurating “EKAM Fest”, a week-long exhibition and sale of handicrafts, textiles, and handloom products of artisans, traders/ entrepreneurs, belonging to ‘people with disability’, Gadkari said the scheme will be worked out in consultation with the ministries of Social Justice and Empowerment (SJE) and Textiles. “I assure you that the MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) ministry will work (out) a special scheme for the entrepreneurial and skill development of persons with disabilities very soon as the government waClick Here for More Detail