Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) is India’s largest Skill Certification Scheme. PMKVY is implemented by National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC) under the guidance of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE). PMKVY is the flagship scheme that is driving towards greater realization of “Skilled India” vision on a large scale with speed and high standards.
Learning and Training
JIYES Learning Institute has PMKVY Training Centers for the benefit of candidates/students of Indian nationality who are either school/college dropouts or unemployed. Training is provided according to the National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF) that is high quality outcome –based skill training as per National Occupational Standards (NOS) and qualification packs (QPs) that varies as per the job roles, ranging between 150 and 300 hours.
The training centers also impart training Soft Skills, Entrepreneurship, Financial and Digital Literacy for high scope of employ ability.
Accreditation and Affiliation
The training centers are accredited by NSDC and are affiliated with the Sectors Skills Council.
Trainee shall be imparted as per National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF).
It is mandatory for the candidates to have an Aadhaar ID during the enrollment process ; the bank account details , however can be uploaded later .
The model curriculum and content for the respective qualification packs (QPs) developed by SSCs and approved by NSDC .
The Training Hours
The training hours will be as per the Qualification File approved under NSQF. It is mandatory for the students to maintain 70% of attendance.
Training Of Trainers(TOT)
SSCs are mandated to conduct Training of the Trainers(TOT) for certification of the trainers.
Biometric Attendance System
System of recording the trainee’s and trainer’s attendance through Biometric Attendance system is mandatory .
Short Term Training
Industry Designed quality skill training is enabled to make youths employable and earn their livelihood.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Individuals with prior learning experience or skills are also assessed and certified under the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) component of the scheme that aims to align the competencies of the unregulated workforce of the country to the NSQF. To address knowledge gaps Bridge Courses to RPL candidates are also offered.
Assessment and Certification
Detailed assessment criteria is finalized by SSCs that is included in assessor’s profile , technology enabled assessment . Aadhaar number is mandatory for all the assessors and they are required to present the same at the time of assessment . Video recording of the Assessments will also be promoted Assessment Agencies (AAs) are em paneled by the SSCs.
PMKVY envisages to link the aptitude, aspiration, and knowledge of the skilled workforce it creates with employment opportunities and demands in the market. Every effort thereby needs to be made by the PMKVY TCs to provide placement opportunities to candidates, trained and certified under the Scheme. TPs shall also provide support to entrepreneurship development.
To ensure that high standards of quality are maintained by PMKVY TCs, NSDC and empanelled Inspection Agencies shall use various methodologies, such as self-audit reporting, call validations, surprise visits, and monitoring through the Skills Development Management System (SDMS). These methodologies shall be enhanced with the engagement of latest technologies.
Special Projects are projects that require some deviation from the terms and conditions of Short Term Training under PMKVY for any stakeholder. The Special Projects Component of PMKVY facilitate training in special areas and/or premises of Government bodies , Corporate or Industry bodies ,and training in special job roles not defined under the available Qualification Packs(QPs)/National Occupational (NOSs). A proposing stakeholder can be Government(s) Institutions of Central and state Government(s)/ Autonomous Body / Statutory Body or any other equivalent body or corporate who desire to provide the training to candidates.
Kaushal and Rozgar Mela(s)
Social and community mobilization is extremely critical for the success of PMKVY. Active participation of the community ensures transparency and accountability, and helps in leveraging the cumulative knowledge of the community for better functioning. In line with this, PMKVY assigns the special importance to he involvement of the target beneficiaries through a defined mobilization process. TPs shall conduct Kaushal and Rozgar Melas every six months with press/media coverage; they are also required to participate actively in the national career service Melas and on-ground activities.