About Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)

The Union Cabinet has approved the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) to provide skills training to youth across the country. Decision in this regard was taken in the Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.

1. The PMKVY Scheme will be implemented by the Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship through the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).
2. It will provide skills training to youth, including class 10 and 12 drop outs and aims to cover about 24 lakh people.
3. The target for skilling under the scheme will be associated with Union Government’s flagship programmers such as Make in India, Digital India, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and National Solar Mission.
4. The skill training will involve soft skills, good work ethics, personal grooming, behavioral change for cleanliness etc.
5. Inspection of training under PMKVY will be done by Sector Skill Councils and the receptive State Governments.
6. The skill training will be undertaken on the basis of demand assessed on the basis of skill gap studies conducted by the NSDC for the period 2013-17.
8. FUND Allocation- The scheme will be implemented with an outlay of 1, 500 crore rupees.
Of the total 1,500 crore rupees, about 1,120 crore rupees will be spent on skill training of 14 lakh youth.

About “PMKVY” Training Center 

PMKVY Training Center Registration Fee shall be non-refundable. Monitoring Team can monitor your training center activity through surprise visit, call validation, management system data and check report online submitted by training center. Every PMKVY Training Center will get grade 1 to 5 start grade . Star grade depend on which score have you got.

Centre Grade

Percentage of Scores                                           Grade

85-100 %                                                                        5 Star

70- 84 %                                                                         4 Star

55 -69 %                                                                         3 Star

40 -54 %                                                                         2 Star

Below 40 %                                                                    1 Star

These standards will be scored out of 100 marks

1.Availability of separate washroom facility for male and female trainees

2.Availability of safe/clean drinking water facility
3.Training Centre is acceptably clean
4.Health and Safety Facilities
5.Avaialibility of AEBAS
6.At least One trainer certified in Entrepreneurship by NIESBUD or any similar
7.Availability of NSQF aligned training material (For each Job Role)
8.Availaibility of Equipment/ Tools/ Machinery in Lab (For each Job Role)
9.Type of Building
10. Availability of CCTV cameras in Training Centre
11.Availability of pantry,lifting and parking facilities
12.Availability of ramps, Lifts and toilets for differently-abled people
13. Proximity to Public Transport System i.e. Bus Stand, Metro Station, Railway Station
14.Availability of overhead projectors
15.Availability of Air-Conditioning in all classrooms
16.Availability of Internet Connectivity
17. Availability of Power Backup
18.Availability of Library Facility


Skill development remains our priority. We are blessed with a demographic dividend that can take us to great heights.