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Govt 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